Darrow Miller and Friends

Category: Freedom

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What’s Good About Pluralism?

Depending on your perspective, pluralism in a society is a virtue to be nurtured or a vice to be shunned. Good people will disagree about this. Some time back, our friend, Bob Osburn, wrote a brief but masterful article on the subject. He distinguishes between principled pluralism and pluralism “as

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If Preaching Christ Scandalizes, Shall We Be Quiet?

Fundamentalist atheism will not stop at anything to destroy the natural family and the church. With this ideology marching virtually unimpeded through society today, what is the Christian to do? As we have written before, atheists in the past affirmed reason. They simply asked for a level playing field to discuss

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I Will Walk About in Freedom

On a recent morning I was reading Psalm 119 when verses 44-45 caught my attention.  44 I will always obey your law, for ever and ever. 45 I will walk about in freedom, for I have sought out your precepts. Springing from the “Enlightenment” of the West, much of the world uses

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Supporters of Traditional Marriage Are Not the New Jim Crows

Our readers are no doubt aware of the pending Supreme Court case regarding same-sex “marriage.” Because of the timeliness and significance of the issue, we will be publishing a series of daily posts this week only, from Scott Allen, the president of Disciple Nations Alliance.  In part two of his series “Can

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Is Social Justice About Equality or Equity?

The following post, first published in Feb 2012, is our all-time #2 most popular. The level of reader interest encouraged us to continue to write on the subject of social justice. The culmination of that process is the publication of Darrow’s latest book, Rethinking Social Justice: Restoring Biblical Compassion, just released this

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Sisi: the Man of Peace for Islam?

Earlier this year we wrote about the hope that Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi may be a man of peace. That idea was based on a couple of historical developments: On New Year’s Day 2015, Sisi spoke at Al-Azhar University in Cairo, considered the world’s leading center for Islamic studies.

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Can We Say No? Are We Still Free?

Remember the “Just Say No” campaign? It was First Lady Nancy Reagan’s project in the 80s and 90s to “discourage children from engaging in illegal recreational drug use by offering various ways of saying no. Eventually, the scope of the campaign expanded to cover violence and premarital sex as well as drug use.” Mrs. Reagan’s campaign encouraged children

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The Ruin of Freedom Demands the Rise of Courage, part 2

The previous post included a quotation from Martin Luther King: Cowardice asks the question, is it safe? Expediency asks the question, is it politic? Vanity asks the question, is it popular? But conscience asks the question, is it right? And there comes a time when one must take a position

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The Ruin of Freedom Demands the Rise of Courage

Events in the last few weeks in the United States may mark a turning point for religious freedom in the world. Enshrined in the First Amendment of the Constitution are these words: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging

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Jihadists or Atheists: Which the Bigger Threat to Religious Freedom? part 2

In part 1 we suggested that religious freedom is under assault by the new atheists. “Surrender your freedom of religion and conscience or we will crush you!” Consider recent developments surrounding the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). The response of the new orthodoxy, manifested by the LGBT lobby and

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