Pastors and other local-church leaders have access to lots of expert opinion about what the church should look like: missional, traditional, house church, mega church, New Testament church, et. al. The conversation starts to sound like 1 Corinthians 1:12, “I am of Paul,” and “I of Apollos,” and “I of
I cannot think about the 2012 election in America without recalling words originally penned in French: Toute nation a le gouvernement qu’elle mérite. So wrote Joseph de Maistre in 1811. Maistre was a philosopher, writer, lawyer, and diplomat who lived in Savoy (modern day southern France). His words–more familiar to Americans in English, of
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 say “You must know Landa Cope!” I would respond “No!
Jihadism is that radical Islam that wages jihad, or war, against non-Muslims and even against moderate Muslims. For the sake of discussion, let’s say everyone agrees that Jihadism poses a threat to freedom. And let’s say that everyone agrees that the job of a government is to protect its citizens. So, then,
A recent study indicates most New Year’s resolutions last about one week. No big surprise there. Yet the headline serves to illustrate an important aspect of a Christian worldview, one with implications far beyond attrition rates at the gym. To the degree that a people and nation practice internal self government
What’s a biblical view of government? What’s an appropriate role for Christians in politics? For a very helpful and concise primer, check out the four-minute video below by Wayne Grudem, a friend of DNA. Speaking about his recent book, Politics According to the Bible, Dr. Grudem exposes five wrong views