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The Exorbitant Price of Our New Sexual Norms

The revival of pagan culture has restored pagan sexuality as the sexual norm. Damon Linker, Senior Correspondent at the Week magazine, recently wrote an article titled “What Religious Traditionalists Can Teach Us About Sex.” He lays the blame for the … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Calls for Social Responsibility, part 2 of 2

On May 19 Pope Francis met with UN General Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and executives from the United Nations Agencies, Funds and Programmes meeting in Rome.  He called upon the United Nations to contribute to a worldwide ethical mobilization. Here … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Calls for Social Responsibility, Part 1 of 2

On May 19 Pope Francis met with UN General Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and executives from the United Nations Agencies, Funds and Programmes meeting in Rome.  He called upon the United Nations to contribute to a worldwide ethical mobilization. Much … Continue reading

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Needed: A Theology of Suffering

We rarely hear a theology of suffering today. What we are hearing more often is a theology of comfort. “Come to Christ and you will be blessed!” “Pray and God will give you a new car!” “Give God $10 and He will give … Continue reading

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Artists Speaking to the Culture

If you regularly read Darrow Miller and Friends, you may have noticed that I have a heart for Christians in the arts. Especially I want to encourage young artists. I aspire to be a clarion call to raise up artists … Continue reading

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How MUSIC Shapes a Culture and the World

Music is more than just an aural experience, as I was reminded recently by something I read. It’s always fun to find those in our travels to whom God has given a similar message. That’s certainly true for those of … 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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A Powerful Resource for Creating Godly Culture

Here at the Disciple Nations Alliance we are fans of Ken Myers and his Mars Hill Audio Journal. Ken helps us understand what it means to live Coram Deo in our deeply secular 21st-century world. Many Christians live in the sacred-secular divide which … Continue reading

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Why Christian Couples Should Have Children

Some time back I was talking to a young man who had married about a year earlier. The conversation turned to children and he remarked that they weren’t sure they were going to have kids. I gently reminded him that … Continue reading

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Did Postmodern Culture Contribute to Sandy Hook?

My heart has been broken, as have so many hearts in America and around the world, at the unspeakable murder of twenty children and seven adults at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. Words cannot describe the horror. … Continue reading

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