In part one we explored the Greek term paideia as a key to understanding how humans and nations develop. In this brief part two, we need to consider another dimension of this profound term. The Paideia Principle affirms that discipling both children and nations is an act of enculturation. It
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Photo by Takeaway – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 Sometimes a dream becomes the gateway to the future. Thirty-five years ago, Jim and Debbie (not their real names) worked in villages in Thailand where many farmers grew opium. Jim and Debbie wanted to help them find Christ and make an honest
Failure to see the future coming condemns societies to poverty. One of the things I have heard over and over again in my years working among the poor is the fatalistic mantra, “We are poor and there is nothing we can do about it!” People who think this way have