Category Archives: ETW

Who Will Win the War of 9/11?

I was in the shower, listening to NPR, when the program was interrupted for breaking news: at 8:46 a.m. a plane had crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center. Quickly I wrapped a towel around myself and … Continue reading

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Stephen Hawking Hits the Ceiling

British scientist Steven Hawking is reported to have recently said that heaven is “a fairy story” for people afraid of the dark. As those who believe in heaven, we can either respond with indignation, or we can engage the discussion thoughtfully with … Continue reading

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Will the Real Atheists Please Stand Up?

Sometimes Christians are accused of lacking the courage of their convictions. “If it were a crime to be a Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict you?” is one version of that. Okay, let’s grant that some truth lurks … Continue reading

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As the World Watches Egypt

Today Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak sent a confusing signal to the world about his intentions. As we publish this post, he has not resigned. In a few hours, Muslims will be at their Friday prayers. Possible scenarios include Islamist foment and … Continue reading

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A Perspective on Egypt

The world is watching, and blogging about, Egypt. We don’t have an insider’s perspective, but every human story evokes one or more of DNA’s teachings. As history unfolds in Egypt before our eyes, what should Christians derive from the picture? … Continue reading

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Gabrielle Giffords and An Unripened Harvest

Americans and their friends are praying for Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, shot at close range by a gunman on January 8. Their prayers are no doubt behind the “remarkable recovery” she has shown so far. Why is the American public riveted … Continue reading

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A New Entry in the Final Parade of Nations?

Current events suggest we are witnessing the birth of a new nation in north Africa as Sudan votes to divide the Christian south from the Muslim north. Christians around the world have an opportunity to pray for the safety of … Continue reading

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Home-Grown Terror: The Fruit of a Neglected Worldview

One of the fundamental messages of Disciple Nations Alliance is that ideas have consequences. Of course this observation is not original with DNA. Richard Weaver published a book by that title in 1958. But he didn’t come up with it … Continue reading

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The Morality of Personal Finance

God delivered Israel from Egypt and began transforming a community of slaves into a free nation that modeled godly virtue. That process included repeatedly testing them: The LORD made a decree and … tested them. (Exo 15:25 NIV) I will test them … Continue reading

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The Decay of False Ideas

The Bible begins in a garden and ends in a city. That’s a positive progression from God’s perspective. He intends human beings to develop the natural resources He put in the creation. When we do, hungry people are fed, the … Continue reading

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