Darrow Miller and Friends

Category: Education

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There’s No Christian Education without Context

Bible teachers have long emphasized the importance of context to establish the meaning of a text. The same is true for any communication. A friend pointed out to me once that an instruction to “Make the boat fast” without adding any context can be understood at least three completely different

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SEMINARY: Education or Religious Schooling? part 3

Seminary training, for the most part, has failed to integrate the study of the Bible with the study of God’s works and God’s reason. That is the premise of a recent paper by our friend, Vishal Mangalwadi, founder and president of The Revelation Movement. A scholar, author, and speaker, Vishal is one of DNA’s Idea

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SEMINARY: Education or Religious Schooling? part 2

Seminary training, for the most part, has failed to integrate the study of the Bible with the study of God’s works and God’s reason. That is the premise of a recent paper by our friend, Vishal Mangalwadi, founder and president of The Revelation Movement. A scholar, author, and speaker, Vishal is one of DNA’s Idea

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SEMINARY: Education or Religious Schooling? part 1

Seminary training, for the most part, has failed to integrate the study of the Bible with the study of God’s works and God’s reason. That is the premise of a recent paper by our friend, Vishal Mangalwadi, founder and president of The Revelation Movement. A scholar, author, and speaker, Vishal is one of DNA’s Idea

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EDUCATION for Freedom vs. TRAINING for Slavery

The human mind, bestowed by a Divine Creator, has developed remarkable technologies. How ironic that this rise of technical innovation could lead to the demise of the mind that invented the technologies in the first place! We have written elsewhere about Technologia, an educational concept birthed by the Puritans and

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Oikonomia Network: Seminaries Teaching the Biblical View of Work

At the creation, God the divine Worker created man the human worker. The LORD God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it, (Gen 2:15 NIV). The Disciple Nations Alliance has long taught the integration of Biblical faith and

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Shaping the Generation of the Future

Failure to see the future coming condemns societies to poverty. One of the things I have heard over and over again in my years working among the poor is the fatalistic mantra, “We are poor and there is nothing we can do about it!”  People who think this way have

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The Mother as the First Teacher

A mother is the first teacher of every exemplar and every scoundrel. Too often we leave our children’s education to television, video games, the state, or their peers. Too many parents have abdicated their responsibility, largely because they no longer have a God-ordained vision for the family and for education.

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Ideas, Not Money, Transform Communities

Most people see money as the solution to poverty. But money almost always complicates things. Money does not lead to a community’s development. Here’s a story from Latin America that shows how ideas, rather than money, transform communities. My wife, Marilyn, is a professional nurse. Over the last 13 years

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Disciple a NATION? The Story of the Canaan Farm School

At the Disciple Nations Alliance, we often remind people that the Great Commission actually reads “… disciple all nations” (Matthew 28:19). That’s what Jesus said. But people often ask us, “Can anyone really disciple a nation? Can a country really be transformed?” So we are always looking for case studies of

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