Category Archives: Business

What Good is a Business?

A friend recently sent me the book, Thou Shalt Prosper, by Rabbi Daniel Lapin. The author builds a case for business owners (as well as the public) to recognize how much common good is contributed to society by a well-run business. … Continue reading

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China Blessed by the Puritans?

We’ve written earlier about Chinese scholars attributing America’s success to its Christianity. Here’s another Oriental surprise: Who would have guessed that China owes a debt to some Christians who landed in North America 280 years ago? That’s part of the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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LifeWork Featured in World Magazine

If you read World Magazine, you may have noticed that Darrow Miller and the Disciple Nations Alliance were highlighted in the August 28 issue. In a four-page article entitled “Work By the Book,” Editor-in-Chief Marvin Olasky featured two books and two … Continue reading

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Great Commission Utilitarianism, Part 4

Work and Wealth In the biblical framework of oikonomia, work and the creation of wealth are intrinsically good and are to contribute to the end – the telos – to which all of history is moving: the Glory of God, … Continue reading

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Great Commission Utilitarianism, Part 3

Oikonomia vs. Chrematistics In direct opposition to what those possessing a GCU (Great Commission Utilitarianism) mindset state, God’s ends reveals that human beings are placed on earth for economic purposes: to be the catalysts to allow families, communities and nations … Continue reading

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Great Commission Utilitarianism, Part 2

What are the foundations of Great Commission Utilitarianism? Every theme or issue has its grounding in a worldview or several worldviews. Utilitarianism was born out of a materialistic, pragmatic worldview. This was driven into Western thinking through secular humanists like … Continue reading

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Great Commission Utilitarianism, Part 1

Recently a friend told me of his growing concern for the impact of the concept of Great Commission utilitarianism on the church. As someone who is relatively well read and is currently writing a book on the Great Commission I … Continue reading

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Darrow Interviewed by Marvin Olasky in Dec. 5 Edition of World Magazine

Those of you who subscribe to World Magazine will find in the current edition (December 5, 2009, Vol. 24, No. 24)  a two-page interview between Darrow and Marvin Olasky focused on themes from Darrow’s new book LifeWork. If you don’t subscribe to … Continue reading

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Darrow Shares Important Lessons from his Time in Peru

October 15th, 2009 Extracted from Darrow Miller’s Memoirs during his recent visit to teach in Peru. I have been encouraged and gratified by the numbers of people who have come up to me to say that they have read Discipling … Continue reading

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