Category Archives: Freedom

Truth, Rhetoric, and Freedom: Words Matter

Truth matters in the real world. When John identifies Jesus Christ as the Word who “became flesh and dwelt among us,” he says, in the same breath, “and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from … Continue reading

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What Does Christianity Have to Do with China Rising?

A trio of surprising news stories about China came to light this week. In less than a generation, China is expected to have more Christians than any country in the world. In less than a year, China is predicted to … Continue reading

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From “Virtues” to “Values”: A Lamentable Change in Terms

It is popular today to speak of Christian “values.” There are even organizations that use the word in their name to grab the attention of Christians and other traditionalists who are concerned with the state of the family and the … Continue reading

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What GDP Could a Free Nigeria Generate?

GDP, believe it or not, is an indicator of a nation’s progress in discipleship. I enjoy reading Mindy Belz’s daily global news update called “Globe Trot” at World Magazine online. In a recent post she provided a link to a … Continue reading

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Rick Pearcey: Francis Schaeffer on Authoritarian Government

John Richard Pearcey is a writer and professional editor who publishes of The Pearcey Report and its blog, Pro-Existence. He is formerly managing editor of the Capitol Hill newspaper Human Events and associate editor of the “Evans-Novak Political Report.” Born in Germany, educated in the … Continue reading

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Gaining Wisdom in a World of Folly

Wisdom is not natural for fallen humans, but God has provided for that need. The statutes of the LORD are trustworthy, making wise the simple, Psalm 19: 7b. Psalm 19 speaks of the statutes of the Lord. The Hebrew term is … Continue reading

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Does Darrow Miller and Friends Promote Theonomy?

I am curious as to how you feel about “theonomy.” It is a word I come across in my various online discussions. Do you consider yourselves at DNA to be “theonomists?” One of our most active readers, Jon Davis, recently asked that … Continue reading

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Why God’s Laws Are the Only Protection from Tyranny

Humans cannot live indefinitely without order. As families and nations disintegrate before our eyes we need a message from heaven. We are floundering in our own folly; there is a need of wisdom from on high. The breakdown of societies and … Continue reading

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RELIGIOUS FREEDOM in America: Will it Survive?

Among the nations of the world, America has long been the bastion of religious freedom. That freedom is already eroding, but it must not be allowed to further diminish. It must be restored. Eric Metaxas has become something of a … Continue reading

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How an ORDINARY PERSON Shaped History

History is built by ordinary people. Last September we published The BERLIN WALL and the Unlikely Power of A Monday Church. The post described the role of Pastor Christian Fuhrer and his Saint Nikolai Evangelical Lutheran Church in triggering the fall … Continue reading

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