Darrow Miller and Friends

Unshuttering the Blog

Dear Friends,

In December 2021, I posted notice here that I would be shuttering this blog but would leave it accessible.

One of the main reasons for doing so was to focus my time and energy on completing two important book projects that I was “compelled” to write. One of these books has been published. I will share about it below. The second will be coming out soon.

As I said back in 2021, my heart is to continue writing, speaking, and engaging on the importance of the biblical worldview to disciple nations until I am called home! I have not been called home yet, and soon, I will have time again to write on various topics relevant to our time. I cannot promise a regular posting cadence, but I plan to post them here and do so several times each month.

I look forward to engaging again with you in this way. Please join me and let others know.

I want to restart by sharing an excerpt from the book we published last fall, A Call of the Balladeers: Pursuing Art and Beauty for the Discipling of Nations. Hope you enjoy it!

British historian Arnold Toynbee believed that civilizations did not need to die; they could be revived through a creative minority.

I agree and believe that this creative minority must include the balladeers. Balladeers are artists who bring a life-giving, cultural-reforming message through their art. They are the artists who consciously critique and create culture with their art. We need a new generation of balladeers.

In this new book, I seek to call forth a new generation of balladeers, the artists who speak Godly truth through their art, the balladeers who disciple the nations through their respective mediums. They are singers and songwriters, playwrights and filmmakers, writers and poets, painters and sculptors, choreographers and composers, architects and fashion designers. From these gifted artists, we must call forth a movement of modern-day balladeers.

The book is now available in print and digital formats.

You may be wondering, “What is a balladeer?” Click here to read an explanation that comes from chapter 3 of the book.

In the meantime, I look forward to re-engaging the Darrow Miller and Friends blog with those of you who have found it edifying. Thank you for your interest and support and may God bless you as you seek to learn about and promote a biblical worldview for the flourishing of our families and cultures.

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).