Tag Archives: creation

What a Janitor Can Teach Us About the Kingdom of God

I recently came across this thoughtful blog post by my friend Jim Mullins at Redemption Church in Tempe, Arizona. I passed it around at the DNA global secretariat office, and it was fun to hear many stories from my colleagues … Continue reading

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Culture: Where the Physical and Spiritual Converge

God made humankind to be culture makers, and it matters a great deal what kind of culture we create. Whatever our vocation, whatever domain we are called to, as Christians our work is ultimately to create kingdom culture—culture that reflects … Continue reading

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Wisdom Sustains the Universe Through Human Obedience

Jesus spoke of a property owner who met with his servants before leaving on a journey. I’m going away for awhile. I want you to look after my property while I’m gone. He gave money to each servant in proportion … Continue reading

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Scott Walker, Evolution, and the Media

During a recent interview Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was asked,  “Are you comfortable with the idea of evolution? Do you accept it?” Realizing the peril behind this question he chose to defer on it. Scott Walker could have done worse. … Continue reading

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Imitating the First Artist: The Place of Beauty and Creativity in God’s Design

We are happy to reproduce here, by permission, the following excellent post from Reconciled World. Creator & Creation – The Place of Beauty & Creativity in God’s Design Have you ever walked into a movie late? What was that experience … Continue reading

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Divine Conception: What Pregnancy Teaches Us About God

What a wondrous time of year! For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of … Continue reading

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The Maternal Dignity of a Pregnant Mom

When Darrow taught in Paraguay recently, Eduardo Gallegos Krause was in attendance. After he heard Darrow’s message about God’s maternal heart, Eduardo wrote the following reflection about his and his wife’s experience of conceiving and bearing a child.  We are happy to … Continue reading

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Christian Artists: Imitators of the Grand Creator

Darrow Miller and Friends is a big fan of Christian artists. That flows from the Cultural Mandate of Genesis 1:26-28 and 2:15. Darrow writes about this concept in his book, LifeWork. What God made in Genesis chapter 1 was perfect, but it … Continue reading

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Poverty: The Fruit of Neglected Wisdom

In the beginning there was no poverty. In the creation account, God told the man and the woman, “Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the face of all the earth, and every tree with … Continue reading

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Coram Deo: Beyond Dualism to Consecration

Coram Deo is about living every moment of our lives before the face of God–in his presence, under his authority, and for his glory–whether in the sanctuary, in the home or in the marketplace and the public square. That being … Continue reading

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