Tag Archives: Western society

Into Freedom or Bondage … Which Way the West?

Many Western societies, though founded on biblical worldview and principles, are now considered post-Christian. Europe is utterly atheistic; the United States is following suit. Sadly, the modern West lives in the present. Many Christians today function from near memory. They … Continue reading

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Does the Bible Matter in the 21st Century?

New from Vishal Mangalwadi. This is what we teach in the ABCs of Culture. The cancer at the heart of America’s political economy is cultural. This great nation was built by an ethic – a spirituality that taught citizens to … Continue reading

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Milk Cows Can Change the World

In his remarkable book, Truth and Transformation, native Indian Vishal Mangalwadi writes about visiting a dairy in Holland. I had never seen such a dairy! It had a hundred cows, there were no staff on site, and it seemed amazingly … Continue reading

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Why Do They Hate Us?

Anymore, it’s news when Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks in public without pledging to destroy the West. In May, at a nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty gathering he made clear reference to the United States in calling for the punishment of any threat … Continue reading

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Worldview and Theology

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 … 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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Darrow Interviewed by Marvin Olasky in Dec. 5 Edition of World Magazine

Those of you who subscribe to World Magazine will find in the current edition (December 5, 2009, Vol. 24, No. 24)  a two-page interview between Darrow and Marvin Olasky focused on themes from Darrow’s new book LifeWork. If you don’t subscribe to … Continue reading

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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.  … Continue reading

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Vishal Mangalwadi on “The Bible Answer Man”

Vishal Mangalwadi will be on Hank Hannegraaff’s “The Bible Answer Man” radio program Thursday, October 8 and Friday, October 9. Here’s what Hank recently wrote about the book: Every now and then I come across a book that is “must … Continue reading

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The Greatness of a Society

Many are familiar with the saying that “The greatness of a society is measured by how well that society cares for the weakest human life.” I find myself reflecting on this regularly during the shifts in our nation.  As I … Continue reading

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