Darrow Miller and Friends

The Freedom of Truth, The Slavery of Lies

Dr. Bernard Nathanson was an abortionist who later became a pro-life champion. His recent death comprises an opportunity to reflect on the contrast between self-authenticating truth vs. lies that enslave and impoverish.

Dr. Robert George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence  at Princeton University, a Senior Fellow at  The Witherspoon Institute, and a co-author (with Dr. Chuck Colson) of The Manhattan Declaration, wrote this moving tribute at the death of Dr. Nathanson.

For many years, Dr. Nathanson was one of the leaders of the Culture of Death. A medical doctor, Nathanson became one of the leading  abortionists  in the United States, presiding over an estimated 60,000 abortions.

Then he was faced with the  truth of the humanity of unborn babies he was aborting. Following that confrontation, he embraced The Culture of Life  and became one of the leading pro-life proponents in the country. It was truth that ultimately lead Nathanson to profess Christ.

Read Robert George’s brief sketch of  the ability of truth to transform a human life.

In an age of cultural relativism, may we not shy away from both perusing and proclaiming the Truth (with a capital “T”). Indeed it is the Truth that sets individuals and cultures free.

– Darrow Miller

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Darrow is co-founder of the Disciple Nations Alliance and a featured author and teacher. For over 30 years, Darrow has been a popular conference speaker on topics that include Christianity and culture, apologetics, worldview, poverty, and the dignity of women. From 1981 to 2007 Darrow served with Food for the Hungry International (now FH association), and from 1994 as Vice President. Before joining FH, Darrow spent three years on staff at L’Abri Fellowship in Switzerland where he was discipled by Francis Schaeffer. He also served as a student pastor at Northern Arizona University and two years as a pastor of Sherman Street Fellowship in urban Denver, CO. In addition to earning his Master’s degree in Adult Education from Arizona State University, Darrow pursued graduate studies in philosophy, theology, Christian apologetics, biblical studies, and missions in the United States, Israel, and Switzerland. Darrow has authored numerous studies, articles, Bible studies and books, including Discipling Nations: The Power of Truth to Transform Culture (YWAM Publishing, 1998), Nurturing the Nations: Reclaiming the Dignity of Women for Building Healthy Cultures (InterVarsity Press, 2008), LifeWork: A Biblical Theology for What You Do Every Day (YWAM, 2009), Rethinking Social Justice: Restoring Biblical Compassion (YWAM, 2015), and more. These resources along with links to free e-books, podcasts, online training programs and more can be found at Disciple Nations Alliance (https://disciplenations.org).