Tag Archives: Kingdom

The Kingdom Won’t Fit In Your File Cabinet

In recent weeks we have published two presentations from our March Global Forum in Brazil. One was by Hector Pardo, A Fresh Look at the Kingdom of God, and one by Luis Sena, Why the Church is not Discipling the … Continue reading

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A FRESH LOOK at the Kingdom of God

In the DNA circles we talk about the kingdom a lot  … because Jesus talked about the kingdom a lot. Every two years we have a DNA Global Forum. Colleagues and friends who are part of the DNA movement around … Continue reading

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Darrow Miller, William Wilberforce and You

William Wilberforce was the brave Brit who spent a career in parliament fighting, and finally ending, the British slave trade. Darrow has often referenced Wilberforce as an example of a life spent bringing truth, beauty, and goodness to the world. … Continue reading

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THE BIBLE Has Something to Say About Work?

What army would leave the vast majority of its soldiers in the barracks while going into battle? In one sense, that’s exactly what the church has done. We have gone to war with only a fraction of our soldiers mobilized. We’ve relegated … Continue reading

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13 Differences In Serving With a Kingdom Perspective

If we truly believe in the kingdom of God, that belief will make a difference in the way we do ministry. Some years ago, I was at a conference for missionaries and development workers in Africa. I had a conversation … Continue reading

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No Hope for Today?

Darrow Miller, in an article entitled Agriculture and the Kingdom of God, includes this compelling example of what can happen when missionaries lose sight of the extent of God’s Big Agenda: About twenty years ago, evangelical missionaries moved into the … Continue reading

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Only God Transforms; Only God Deserves the Glory

“Transformation” is a current hot topic in the church and in missiological circles. In general Christian usage, the concept reflects a movement from darkness to light – from individual and societal brokenness caused by sin toward the healing of that … 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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Kings Aren’t Elected

Elections are good occasions to remind us two things about earthly leaders: First, they derive their authority from an ultimate administrator, and second, the purposes of that Administrator will indeed prevail on the earth. Jesus taught us to pray Thy … Continue reading

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Transformational Development in Peru

I have often been impressed with the way the Chalmers Center works through indigenous churches to help locals come to understand their own abilities, resources, and dignity while helping them emerge from impoverished circumstances.  Their recent newsletter showcased one example … Continue reading

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