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Missionaries: What Good are They?

What happens when missionaries show up? What do missionaries really accomplish? More than they generally get credit for. That’s the conclusion of some PhD research by Robert Woodberry on the impact of Protestant missionaries. Most people would likely credit missionaries … Continue reading

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CLAPHAM for the 21st Century: the Monday Church On the Move

We’ve written here about Clapham more than once. Now I’m happy to highlight a movement that is bringing a Clapham influence to today’s world. At the recent Chuck Colson Center’s Wilberforce Weekend, we were introduced to a number of ministries connected to … Continue reading

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What Does President Obama Mean by “Equality of Women”?

In his controversial commencement appearance at the University of Notre Dame on May 17, 2009, President Obama tried to square his radical, pro-abortion, culture of death stance with the culture of life community as represented by the Roman Catholic church. … 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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Just Because They’re Girls: Evil Worse than the Slave Trade & the Holocaust

In a dark dungeon I stood with a broken heart on centuries-old dry excrement. I was visiting the Cape Coast Castle in Ghana, a transshipping point for African captives in the British Atlantic slave trade. In each dungeon, hundreds of … Continue reading

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What I Learned From a Loud Crash in the Middle of the Night

I lived for many years with a weak grasp of God’s intentions for the world. I was a missionary. My job was to evangelize, teach the Bible, gather believers, and develop leaders. When a missionary suffers from this limitation of … 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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Two Radio Interviews with Darrow on LifeWork

Be sure to tune in this Friday, September 17, at 1:30PM EST as Darrow will be interviewed by John Rabe of Coral Ridge Ministries.  You can catch the interview online by visiting GraceFM Radio’s website and following the instructions to … 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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