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A Culture of Narrative Poses Pitfalls for Faithful Christians

This is post 7 of 9 in the series “Narratives” The culture of narrative is both destructive and dangerous, and as Christians, we are not immune. All of us who live in the West inhabit a culture increasingly dominated by postmodern assumptions, which makes it easy for Christians to fall

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Farewell, Justice: The Corrosion of Narratives

This is post 4 of 9 in the series “Narratives” Healthy, flourishing societies are built on a foundation of truth. Not just truth in the ultimate sense, but truth in the everyday sense. There are facts in our daily existence which objectively exist, regardless of whether or not people believe

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Reincarnation and JUSTICE … in Cricket and in Life

Justice is ill-served, even in sports, in a worldview built on reincarnation. That’s the gist of a recent article picked up by Yahoo News from Pradeep Magazine in the Hindustan Times. The writer, in a piece entitled Crime and punishment an alien concept, bemoans the lack of accountability for cheating in India’s

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Abortion, Gosnell, and Justice: Which Way the Future?

We recently wrote two posts about modern-day barbarians. The first was about China’s use of aborted babies to make cosmetics for Western consumption. Then we wrote about the trial of the modern day Hannibal Lecter, Kermit Gosnell. Gosnell’s trial is over. He was found guilty of murdering three babies and

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What’s LOVE Got to Do with Immigration?

How should love change the way we participate in today’s immigration debate? A big piece of the answer was posted recently at The Gospel Coalition by DNA board member, Tyler Johnson. Tyler is the lead pastor of Redemption Church, a multi-congregational church in the Phoenix metro area, and co-director of

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God Plus Ordinary People = Impact

Over the years I have been struck by the fact that God inhabits the ordinary. The birth of a child is an everyday miracle. God often uses unknown people to change their community or world. Dallas Willard captures this concept in The Divine Conspiracy: “The obviously well kept secret of

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God, the Bible, and Political Justice … continued

As believers today, our struggle with a split concept of reality is often revealed in our dualism between the Old and New Testament.  Jesus labors with our tendency towards this in Matthew 5: 17 “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not

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God, the Bible and Political Justice

If we are to think like the God of the Bible we must begin where He begins.  And God begins in Genesis with the creation of the cosmos, the earth, and everything in it.  Just two chapters are dedicated to this space-and-time creation event.  Not a great deal of explanation for such a monumental event.  But

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The Justice God Requires

Here in Arizona, we live with the reality of the dry wash, a stream bed that is bone dry most of the year but floods after a desert monsoon. This reminds me of Amos 5:24, But let justice roll on like a river and, and righteousness like a never ending stream.

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