Tag Archives: Africa

Satan: Alive and Well in Africa, Not in America?

Years ago, Marilyn and I had a young  North American atheist stay at our home. He had just returned from a two-year stint with the Peace Corps in a remote village in the jungles of Indonesia. He left and returned … Continue reading

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The Rock Star Who Preached Capitalism: Bono Changes His Tune

Bono, the rock star who rose to prominence almost 30 years ago, is singing a new song. A famine in the Horn of Africa killed 400,000 in Ethiopia in 1983-84. In response, two musician activists–Bob Geldof and Midge Ure–organized what … Continue reading

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Restoring the Breach: A Conversation Between Practitioners in Africa

Too often, a truncated gospel message has accompanied our outreach efforts. As Scott Allen has written elsewhere, an artificial division between personal faith and daily life leaves a fragmented Christianity, full of gaps. The effects are perhaps nowhere more obvious than … Continue reading

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Chris Ampadu Live

On Wednesday you have opportunity to hear a key global leader of DNA. Chris Ampadu is West Africa Coordinator for Samaritan Strategy Africa, a DNA affiliate. Chris, who travels and teaches internationally from his home in Ghana, has served on … Continue reading

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Voodoo: An African Perspective on Haiti’s Poverty

Africa and Haiti share much in common. In both places, many people live on less than a dollar a day. Both have had massive foreign assistance, yet both remain impoverished. Corruption, disease, and poverty still dominate this island nation. These … Continue reading

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June Newsletter, LifeWork Pre-Order, and Articles of Interest

The DNA’s June Newsletter has been published announcing new papers, news items, events, and the pre-sale of Darrow’s much anticipated LifeWork: A Biblical Theology for What You Do Every Day. The lowest price we will ever offer of $10.99 is available … Continue reading

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What Characteristics are Needed to Make a Godly Wholistic Impact?

Recalling our Staff Conference Dear Harvest Team, In our staff conference last year, I talked to you about mentorship and encouraged each of you to not only see yourselves as teachers and trainers, but also as mentors.  I actually don’t … Continue reading

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Historic Vision Conference in Togo

This just in from DNA Trainer Chris Ampadu in West Africa: Last week’s visit to Lome, Togo for a Vision Casting amongst denominational leaders was phenomenal. Samaritan Strategy Africa has been working in Togo for the past five years but … Continue reading

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The Church as a Body

This just in from our Africa affiliate, Dennis Tongoi: In the first two centuries Church was more of “family”- people gathering in homes eating together and fellowshipping as key activities. As the Church grew and the Greek culture embraced it, … Continue reading

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More Hope for Africa

Time Magazine just came out with its annual list of “Ten Ideas Changing the World Right Now.” One trend that stood out for me was “Africa, Business Destination.” I try to keep pace with development trends affecting the continent, but … Continue reading

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