Darrow Miller and Friends

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How John Calvin Changed the Smelliest City of Europe

John Calvin was one of the Protestant reformers In the early 1500’s, Geneva was called “the smelliest city of Europe.” The walls of the city were in disrepair, the people were poor, and families were falling apart. The condition of the church was deplorable. Proof? Priests operated houses of prostitution. The people

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Students Need to Know Why They Know What They Know

Students Need to Know Why They Know What They Know John Calvin. The name evokes images of esoteric theological discussions in medieval European churches. But did you know that Calvin helped his hometown (Geneva, Switzerland) smell better? And that wasn’t the casual result of some marginal avocation. No, Calvin regarded the olfactory to

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God’s Work Is Your Work

One of the heroes of our faith, the missionary stateswoman to India, Amy Carmichael, has captured the relationship between God’s work and our work. In Amma: The Life and Words of Amy Carmichael, author Elizabeth R. Skoglund quotes from Carmichael. Here is an excerpt of Amy’s words and the corresponding

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From Small Beginnings

From small beginnings come grand results: consider the acorn and the oak. Once in a while we come across an article that evokes the writing of early, maternal feminist Lydia Sigourney. We’ve excerpted her book, Letters to Young Ladies, many  times. Recently we saw a great blog post by Naomi

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