Tag Archives: Christ

Body, Mind, Spirit: Which Matters?

The Bible has a lot to say about the human body. The body matters to Christ. Christianity is a religion of the body, as well as the mind and the spirit; all three are the creation of God. So, for … Continue reading

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A Salute to C.S. Lewis on the 50th Anniversary of His Death

  Most of our readers are familiar with the writer and Christian apologist C.S. Lewis. November 22 is the 50th anniversary of his death. Lewis died the same day John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Stories of the more famous death … Continue reading

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Culture and Religion: Can a Christian Worship Jesus in the Mosque?

How does the DNA see the interplay of culture and religion? Here’s an email thread between DNA colleagues from earlier this year that started when Dwight Vogt read, and shared, an article from Christianity Today.   Dwight Vogt, Here is … Continue reading

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HOW DO WE MEASURE the Great Commission?

We don’t all measure the Great Commission the same way … and the differences aren’t trivial. I’m a big fan of John Piper and have been helped tremendously by his teaching. However, he recently wrote a paper, How Much is Left … Continue reading

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The Unlikely Power of Beauty

Beauty is one of God’s gifts to the world. We’ve written about beauty lots of times. A couple of recent posts were How to Disciple a Nation with a Paintbrush and Art for the Community’s Sake: Christians Using Art to Shape the … Continue reading

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Time to Stand with the People of Japan

Calling all DNA champions, supporters, partners, and friends, The news coming out of Japan is horrific. Last Friday’s earthquake and tsunami wrought the biggest disaster to strike that nation since the end of World War II. As of this writing, … Continue reading

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Sacred & Secular Divide

The Lordship of Christ Over All The first of our DNA Core Beliefs is the “Jesus is King.” It is first, because it is the very foundation for everything we believe, write and teach. As pastor Barry Seagren says in … Continue reading

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Spiritual Vaccuum Leads to Embrace of Premodern Religions

As Europe and America have become post Christian, they have turned to Modernism – Secularism. As they have come to experience the spiritual void of Atheistic-Materialism, they become Post-Modern. And what is Post-Modernism? Unfortunately, there has not been a return … Continue reading

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Reconciliation vs. Restoration

To be a useful disciple, one of the concepts with which we need to be familiar is the biblical difference between “reconciliation” and “restoration.”  In the biblically cosmic sense, reconciliation is bringing the broken creation – including our souls – … Continue reading

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Music that Writes Culture, Part 7

I mentioned earlier that years ago I had a “revelation” when I was singing this hymn. This was the stanza that startled me. There is an imperative here, “No more let sins and sorrows grow!”  How far?  “As far as … Continue reading

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