Darrow Miller and Friends

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Sweet Cakes Pays Back in Love

In the materialist’s world, battles are fought with weapons “of the flesh.” Litigation, for example. And of course the courts have their place: justice, after all, is rooted in God. Nevertheless, the Christ follower has access to a much more powerful weapon than a lawsuit. No doubt our readers are

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Phoenix Christians Stand in the Gap in Love

Last week, a protest in front of a mosque in Phoenix made local and international news as the media reported a clash between about 250 heavily armed protesters and an equal number of counter-protesters. A lesser reported aspect of the story is the Church’s presence in the midst of this

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One Mother’s Unspeakable Christmas Love

This is that wonderful time of year when we observe the birth of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. He was the ultimate gift of love: “God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son … (John 3:16 NIV).” Here’s a story to illustrate that love, the love we celebrate

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Truth and Love: It’s Not Your Father’s Pulpit Anymore

Pity the pastor who has to consider what could happen if he speaks the truth. Time was when the preacher set the tone and the church shaped the community. Now it’s more like the other way around. As Darrow has said, If the church doesn’t disciple the nation, the nation

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“Prime Minister”: Another Way to Say “First Servant”

On a recent trip to Bogota, Colombia, I was struck by a new insight on the comprehensive nature of servanthood. The first day, I taught a concept we call the “Monday Church.” That’s our term to depict the need for the church to be outwardly focused, serving as the cultural

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One Life of Love: A Labor Day Reflection

The Great Commission calls every Christian to advance the gospel of the kingdom, in love. We are to see the people around us as humans made in the image of God. Are they sinful and fallen? Yes. And they are precious to Jesus Christ. Each of us is to see

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The Parents Were Missing So The Church Stepped In

Parents remain the vital link to child’s development, as I was reminded when I watched a recent documentary, “Undivided.” The picture told the story of a relationship between a local church and a public school in Portland, Oregon. Southlake Church initially connected with a struggling public school, Roosevelt High, and its

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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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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, more than 10,000 have perished and Japanese authorities are scrambling

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How Does the Church Fight Terrorism?

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,

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