We in the Disciple Nations Alliance regard the local church as God’s primary instrument to bring transformation to its neighborhood and community. Yet we also argue that local churches in a city need to band together to be “the church in the city.” In the New Testament, the church is
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!
Today there are more churches in the world than ever, and yet more brokenness, poverty, corruption, and despair. Why? In Matthew 28:18-20, Jesus gives his marching orders to the Church: make disciples of all nations! Today, the Church has largely misunderstood this task with tragic consequences. For many, “making disciples
I had a stimulating discussion last week with the leadership of the Desiring God International Outreach ministry. During the course of our conversation, they asked for my opinion on the distinction between worldview and theology. The by-line of the international outreach ministry is “Theological Famine Relief for the Global Church.”
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.” John travelled to Haiti shortly after the earthquake to organize
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 Messiah, states: “The thief comes only to steal and kill
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, January 12, 2010, at 4:53pm a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck