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From “Virtues” to “Values”: A Lamentable Change in Terms

It is popular today to speak of Christian “values.” There are even organizations that use the word in their name to grab the attention of Christians and other traditionalists who are concerned with the state of the family and the moral and spiritual condition of the state. –         Traditional Values

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Two Missing Boys and What Their Stories Say About Worldview

A society’s treatment of children provides a clear window into its soul. Two news stories this week, from two disparate societies, make a startling contrast. Seven-year-old  Kyron Horman went missing from his rural Skyline Elementary School near Portland, Oregon,  sometime on June 4, 2010. Fifteen minutes after his grandmother phoned

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The Little Drummer Boy

The other day as I was driving to work, “The Little Drummer Boy” came on the radio. I’m sure we all hear this song at least once every year around Christmastime, but its full meaning is something that I hadn’t really recognized until I heard it this year. Let’s look

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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, and the return of Christ and his kingdom. The work

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Must Read: Manhattan Declaration

This just in. You may want to consider supporting this effort with your signature. Today a group of prominent Christian clergy, ministry leaders and scholars released the Manhattan Declaration, which addresses the sanctity of life, traditional marriage and religious liberty.  The 4,700-word declaration issues a clarion call to Christians to

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Dallas Willard on Worldview

I’m a big fan of the writing of Dallas Willard. His recent book, Knowing Christ Today (which is quite different from his previous writings focused on spiritual formation) deals with themes of knowledge, truth, and worldview. Willard’s combined vocation as a Southern Baptist pastor and professor of philosophy at the University

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Biblical Values Produce Abundance in Paraguay

You may have missed one of the greatest free articles on our website if you have not yet read Darrow Miller’s Agriculture and the Kingdom of God.  Darrow recently referenced a phenomenal example from the article of another impoverished community that was brought into prosperity as a result of biblical

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Challenging Movie Clip: Volition

I have not seen a film in a long time that has effected me so strongly.  In 15 minutes, this film (titled Volition) explores the choices of action and inaction at three major points in history. Our world truly makes it easy to conform and difficult to stand in opposition

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MLK, Obama’s Inauguration, & the Bible

I have not been able to catch up with all of Vishal Mangalwadi’s new videos on YouTube.  However, out of those that I have watched, the one below is the best!  It talks about the rhetoric of “change” and “hope” that is inspired by the Bible and not found in

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Worldview Gives Power for Life

Click here to watch a 5 minute inspirational video clip. This young man–born with no arms and no legs–could have believed that he could not enjoy life, but he chose to believe differently and has enjoyed the fruit of his decision. Many people today will still choose to believe that

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