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Oikonomia Network: Seminaries Teaching the Biblical View of Work

At the creation, God the divine Worker created man the human worker. The LORD God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it, (Gen 2:15 NIV). The Disciple Nations Alliance has long taught the integration of Biblical faith and

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THE BIBLE Has Something to Say About Work?

What army would leave the vast majority of its soldiers in the barracks while going into battle? In one sense, that’s exactly what the church has done. We have gone to war with only a fraction of our soldiers mobilized. We’ve relegated the work of discipling the nations to pastors, missionaries, and

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“SOCIAL JUSTICE” Means Freedom to Work

The phrase “Right to Work” has received lots of press lately. And the Bible has something important to say about work. In fact, God’s view of work is related to His view of compassion. In two recent posts we highlighted four of seven principles of compassion, or social justice, identified

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What Can You Learn About Your Work from Hobby Lobby?

Over the years, many people have asked me, What does it mean to be a Christian at work? How does a Christian to function in the market place?  I always answer that it depends on your worldview. Many Christians function in their work from an Atheist/Materialist worldview. As the graphic

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Halftime & No-huddle Offense: Two Football Metaphors for Today’s Church

A few years ago, I was privileged to worship with Dee and Allen Robbins at their church, Solid Rock Ministries, in Kona, Hawaii. I will never forget their Harley-riding pastor, James “Tex” Texeira. During his sermon, Tex asked the congregation “What are we doing here this morning?” He went on

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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 vision, the fallout affects other people. The story of Dan

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The Decay of False Ideas

The Bible begins in a garden and ends in a city. That’s a positive progression from God’s perspective. He intends human beings to develop the natural resources He put in the creation. When we do, hungry people are fed, the sick receive care, the naked are clothed, children grow, families

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Does God Want Less for His Children?

If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him! (Matthew 7:11) Parents love their children. They want them to prosper in every way. Yes, the most

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One Tract, One Verse and A Village Transformed

The following account is taken from an article by DNA associate Vishal Mangalwadi. Thirty years ago, Yong Am was one of South Korea’s poorest villages. It offered no school for the children and no jobs for the adults. Today, a typical small farmer earns over $60,000 per year and the

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Justin Buzzard on Work

Pastor Justin Buzzard recently contacted Darrow Miller to thank him for Lifework. He also gave us a link to a sermon he preached earlier this year from Genesis on the topic of work, Put In the Garden. Here are some excerpts from this outstanding message: Are you what you wanted to be when you

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