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Love, Expressed through Sacrificial Service, is Essential for Cultural Transformation

We all long to be used by God to transform our societies. Christ has shown us the way that this can happen–he modelled it for us. It is the way of love expressed through sacrificial service. We passionately desire to prepare … Continue reading

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A Pastor Responds: Haiti’s Disaster and Hollywood’s Avatar

John Wood, Pastor of Missional Life at Bethany Community Church in Tempe, Arizona and a long-time friend of the DNA wrote a thoughtful response to Vishal Mangalwadi’s contribution to this blog on January 26 titled “Haiti’s Disaster and Hollywood’s Avatar.” … Continue reading

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The Haiti Disaster: Our Hope in Christ

This is the last in a three-part series by Darrow Miller that focuses on how churches can respond positively in the aftermath of Haiti’s devastating earthquake. The entire article can be viewed on the Disciple Nations Alliance website. Jesus, the … Continue reading

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The Haiti Disaster: The Need for a Cultural Transformation

This is the first in a three-part series by Darrow Miller that focuses on how churches can respond positively in the aftermath of Haiti’s devastating earthquake. The entire article can be viewed on the Disciple Nations Alliance website. On Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Great Commission Workshop

We have had the privilege of working with a very artistically talented YWAM (Youth with a Mission) base in Puerto Rico for several years.  This past fall, Darrow was invited to teach for two weeks on topics of the Great … Continue reading

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More Reception Among Muslims

We recently received a very encouraging report from a Vision Conference conducted in the Middle East.  The trainer shares that the time was very stressful: most of the leaders were semi-literate and the presentations had to be interpreted into two … 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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Another Christmas Reflection

As my daughter and I went on a sunset stroll last week, I began singing some Christmas carols and landed on “Joy to the World” – a song that we spent a good deal of time reflecting on last January. … Continue reading

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Great Commission Utilitarianism, Part 4

Work and Wealth In the biblical framework of oikonomia, work and the creation of wealth are intrinsically good and are to contribute to the end – the telos – to which all of history is moving: the Glory of God, … Continue reading

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The Sanctity of Work

One ministry that learned of our work has started to send me their periodic updates via email. When I received this newsletter, I wanted to share and highlight what they have been learning and the impact they’re having on the … Continue reading

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