Tag Archives: Community

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 … Continue reading

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The Parents Were Missing So The Church Stepped In

Parents remain the vital link to child’s development, as I was reminded when I watched a recent documentary, “Undivided.” The picture told the story of a relationship between a local church and a public school in Portland, Oregon. Southlake Church initially … 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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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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Toowoomba: Churches Together Transforming a City

We in the Disciple Nations Alliance regard the local church as God’s primary instrument to bring transformation to its neighborhood and community. Yet we also argue that local churches in a city need to band together to be “the church … 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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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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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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Getting Involved in the Fight Against Gendercide

Earth, we have a question! The members of the DNA Team Blog were overwhelmed by the response to the blog Gendercide: The War Against Baby Girls. We have been blogging now for a year and a half and we have … Continue reading

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