DNA friend Marvin Olasky, editor in chief of WORLD and the author of more than 20 books, recently published “Social Calvinism: How the Reformer challenged conventional wisdom in government and economics” at WORLD’s Saturday Series page. We found his post about John Calvin so engaging and important we want to
This is post 7 of 7 in the series “7 key virtues” Meekness: A Needed Virtue in a Divided Nation Repentance: An Everyday Virtue for Everyone Hope Points Us Forward Prayer: A Virtue of Profound Benefit Joy, the Fruit of Obedience Righteousness is Actually a Virtue! Self-Control: The First Virtue?
This is post 1 of 4 in the series “corruption” What’s the Big Deal About Corruption? What’s the Big Deal About Corruption? part 2 You Can Stop Corruption! Resist Corruption, Serve the Kingdom of Heaven Systemic corruption is nothing new. The Protestant Reformation is rooted in Martin Luther’s identification of
Our friends at BreakPoint are inviting us to join an effort to preserve religious freedom. Please read on. We see lots of talk these days about religious freedom and government intrusion. What is the proper place of government relative to religious freedom? Some see the federal government as a sort of national
Pastors and other local-church leaders have access to lots of expert opinion about what the church should look like: missional, traditional, house church, mega church, New Testament church, et. al. The conversation starts to sound like 1 Corinthians 1:12, “I am of Paul,” and “I of Apollos,” and “I of
Among the nations of the world, America has long been the bastion of religious freedom. That freedom is already eroding, but it must not be allowed to further diminish. It must be restored. Eric Metaxas has become something of a household name, at least in those households who monitor events
I cannot think about the 2012 election in America without recalling words originally penned in French: Toute nation a le gouvernement qu’elle mérite. So wrote Joseph de Maistre in 1811. Maistre was a philosopher, writer, lawyer, and diplomat who lived in Savoy (modern day southern France). His words–more familiar to Americans in English, of
Who is not stunned by today’s news stories of violence? On July 22 Anders Behring Breivik murdered 91 fellow Norwegians. Just two weeks later we witnessed the August riots in England. Riots tore apart France in the fall of 2005. “Flash mobs,” organized by social media, are bringing mayhem to
Bob Moffitt, fellow co-founder of the Disciple Nations Alliance, and I have been teaching within Youth With A Mission (YWAM) circles since about 1987. For many years, as I would travel and facilitate the Worldview and Development Workshop, people would say “You must know Landa Cope!” I would respond “No!
Jihadism is that radical Islam that wages jihad, or war, against non-Muslims and even against moderate Muslims. For the sake of discussion, let’s say everyone agrees that Jihadism poses a threat to freedom. And let’s say that everyone agrees that the job of a government is to protect its citizens. So, then,