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What Does It Mean to Be Free?

What does it mean to be free? To be an American? What is freedom? I was reading to my seven-year-old daughter. We’ve been going though the Little House on the Prairie series by Laura Ingalls Wilder and came across this powerful, simple, and moving answer to these questions. How we

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Oklahoma Wesleyan President Exposes Ideological Fascism

About three weeks ago, Dr. Everett Piper, president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University in Tulsa, created a stir with his powerful article, This is Not Day Care, It’s a University. It’s probably the best, most succinct defense of a classical, liberal arts education I’ve ever heard. Piper was responding to the recent

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The Feminist Goal is Demeaning to Women

Recently, my wife, Marilyn, drew my attention to an article with the provocative title “How Pro-Choice Women Undermine Feminism” by biochemist, writer and mother Amy Otto. Amy was responding to a column in the New York Times by Katha Pollitt, “How to Really Defend Planned Parenthood.” Pollitt believes pro-abortion feminists

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Welcome to the New Darrow Miller and Friends

Dear faithful readers of Darrow Miller and Friends, Welcome to our newly redesigned blog site. We dreamed about this project for several years and have been working on it for about six months. We hope that you enjoy the new format and features. For example: With the click of your

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Christians and Homosexuals: Upheaval on the Way

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.  The current conflict involving Christians and homosexuals

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More from Christian Overman on Contextualization

Recently we published a post by our friend Christian Overman about the importance of context. Here’s a follow up on the same subject worthy of your consideration.     The Basic Problem of the Christians Francis Schaeffer wrote in A Christian Manifesto: “The basic problem of the Christians…is that they

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More About That American Dream

Last July we published The Nightmare on the Way to the American Dream about our good friend Lyd Pensado serving among the poor in Mexico City. We especially wanted to highlight Lyd’s efforts to the Central American women and children traveling through Mexico pursuing the American Dream. Lyd recently filed

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Another Rape Victim Keeps Her Baby

Recently we published the stories of Rebecca Kiessling and Valerie Gatto, two women conceived in rape whose mothers refused to abort them. Now here’s a similar story, this time told from the mother’s perspective. When Lianna Rebolledo was raped at 12 years of age, she was counselled to abort her

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“Emancipating the World” Featured (Again) at WORLD Magazine

Last October, our friend Marvin Olasky, editor at WORLD, published chapter 3 of Darrow’s book, Emancipating the World: A Christian Response to Fundamentalist Atheism and Radical Islam. Now Marvin has returned to the book, publishing chapter 7 with his post, Opening the door to the enemy. Here’s Marvin’s introduction: Two months ago we

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Is Capitalism the Best Means of Social Responsibility?

Too often, the word “capitalism” is the red flag that enrages the bull of social justice. But I would argue that what we call capitalism today is a caricature of the real thing. It shares some of the characteristics of true capitalism but without its inherent sense of social responsibility. For

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