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Life Expectancy and the Economic Effect of the Protestant Reformation … Who Knew?

Perhaps few people are aware of the powerful impact the Protest Reformation had on life expectancy in Europe. Prior to the 16th century European Reformation, virtually the entire world was poor including all of Europe. Andrew Bernstein, adjunct professor of … Continue reading

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What I Learned From a Loud Crash in the Middle of the Night

I lived for many years with a weak grasp of God’s intentions for the world. I was a missionary. My job was to evangelize, teach the Bible, gather believers, and develop leaders. When a missionary suffers from this limitation of … Continue reading

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Paradigm-shifting Lectures

My life is being changed by some really significant paradigm-shifting lectures that you should listen to by Dr. Vishal Mangalwadi. Vishal is an Indian who was fascinated with why the West had developed so well and why other nations remained … Continue reading

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