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Christmas Spirit in Space and Time, Part 1 of 5

Our friend, Rick Pearcey, has written a splendid and fresh reflection about Christmas which we believe you will find engaging and stretching.  We are happy to post it here, in five installments, from its original publication at the Pearcey Report. … Continue reading

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What is Christian Development?

People are always asking me: “Where did you get these ideas that you write and talk about?” “What books or articles have you found to be helpful in your understanding of worldview as it relates to poverty and development?” To … Continue reading

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The Book that Made Your World

Our good friend Vishal Mangalwadi recently released his latest, and arguably most significant book to date: The Book That Made Your World: How the Bible Created the Soul of Western Civiliation. We feel so strongly about the book that we purchased a … Continue reading

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An Idea Shaper You Need to Know

Bob Moffitt, fellow co-founder of the Disciple Nations Alliance, and I have been teaching within Youth With A Mission (YWAM) circles since about 1987. For many years, as I would travel and facilitate the Worldview and Development Workshop, people would … Continue reading

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Does the Bible Matter in the 21st Century?

New from Vishal Mangalwadi. This is what we teach in the ABCs of Culture. The cancer at the heart of America’s political economy is cultural. This great nation was built by an ethic – a spirituality that taught citizens to … Continue reading

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Not Many Famous

In his recent, provocative book, To Change the World, University of Virginia sociology professor James Davison Hunter states that cultural change nearly always comes “from the top down”, i.e. cultural elites located in centers of cultural, political, and economic power –and almost never ”from the bottom … Continue reading

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Why We Should Use the Bible to Fight Poverty

“I get the feeling that if people aren’t ‘Christian – believers in Jesus’ they won’t fit into the Palau plan.” Thus did the director of an “Interfaith Shelter Network for families with children” object to the Season of Service program … Continue reading

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Exciting Opportunities in the Phoenix Area!

Today there are more churches in the world than ever, and yet more brokenness, poverty, corruption, and despair. Why? In Matthew 28:18-20, Jesus gives his marching orders to the Church: make disciples of all nations! Today, the Church has largely … Continue reading

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Healthcare Legislation and the Local Church

Sunday marked a historic milestone for the United States with the passage of healthcare legislation long championed by President Obama. There is more than enough political commentary on this subject. My focus here is on what this legislation may mean for … Continue reading

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The Haiti Disaster: Our Hope in Christ

This is the last in a three-part series by Darrow Miller that focuses on how churches can respond positively in the aftermath of Haiti’s devastating earthquake. The entire article can be viewed on the Disciple Nations Alliance website. Jesus, the … Continue reading

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