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What the Language of Creation is Telling Us

Is truth “made,” or is it discovered? Is history meaningless or purposeful? The current, global discussion of the nature of human sexuality, of marriage and family arises from two very different worldviews. One worldview sees truth as a social construct, the other sees truth as objective. One view regards human

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Why This Blog?

This Frank and Ernest cartoon captures my aspiration for the Darrow Miller and Friends blog. The chick escapes the confines of its shell to experience the broader world for the first time: “Oh Wow! Paradigm Shift!” I want my readers to experience reality like this chick did. Years ago, after

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Just Breaking: Motherhood Is a Cultural Invention! ADD URL

“Motherhood is a cultural invention. It reflects a belief adopted by society that is passed down from one generation to the next.” So writes Kathleen McCartney, president of Smith College, in “Time To Rethink Our Social Construct of Motherhood.” McCarney’s article appeared on the May 6, 2015 opinion page of

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Just Breaking: Motherhood Is a Cultural Invention!

“Motherhood is a cultural invention. It reflects a belief adopted by society that is passed down from one generation to the next.” So writes Kathleen McCartney, president of Smith College, in “Time To Rethink Our Social Construct of Motherhood.” McCartney’s article appeared on the May 6, 2015 opinion page of

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Truth, Rhetoric, and Freedom: Words Matter

Truth matters in the real world. When John identifies Jesus Christ as the Word who “became flesh and dwelt among us,” he says, in the same breath, “and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth” (John 1:14 ESV).

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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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Coram Deo: The Glory of God in the Face of Christ

Coram Deo is about living every moment of our lives before the face of God–in his presence, under his authority, and for his glory–whether in the sanctuary, in the home or in the marketplace and the public square. That being the case, we have chosen the term Coram Deo for

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A Salute to C.S. Lewis on the 50th Anniversary of His Death

  Most of our readers are familiar with the writer and Christian apologist C.S. Lewis. November 22 is the 50th anniversary of his death. Lewis died the same day John F. Kennedy was assassinated. Stories of the more famous death have submerged those of the British professor. That’s one observation

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Erosion of TRUTH: Could America Become a Source of Terror?

Truth, not merely common sense, was the bedrock of America’s founding. But a long slide from the former to the latter has eroded much of the founders’ original set of intentions. That’s the argument by our friend, Vishal Mangalwadi in a recent post at his web page Revelation Movement. In the

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The SEDUCTION of Relativism: Why the DNA Affirms Truth and Not Merely Belief

How do truth and belief relate? The question may be more important than you realize. One of the milestones in my life was 1969 in L’Abri, Switzerland. Marilyn and I were studying  with the Schaeffers. We were living in the home of Udo and Debbie (Schaeffer) Middelmann. One Sunday evening

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