Category Archives: Poverty

Freedom Born in a Black Tower

My good friend Bryan Barrett recently put me on to a story I had never read: the Tower of the Black Cloister. In this tower, the history of the world turned a profound corner. Most people view the Reformation as … Continue reading

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Welfare the False and the True: Part I

[Vishal Mangalwadi argues that we have much to learn from a couple of Scots who wanted to care for widows and did something about it. Go here to read his original, unedited post of  which the following is a condensation.] Almost 300 years … Continue reading

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The Roots of the Global Economic Crisis

[The following post, refreshed  from its original publication, is highly relevant to the current political-economic environment.] The global economic crisis is, at its root, a moral and metaphysical crisis. Our economic principles and polices are founded on assumptions which are … Continue reading

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The Decay of False Ideas

The Bible begins in a garden and ends in a city. That’s a positive progression from God’s perspective. He intends human beings to develop the natural resources He put in the creation. When we do, hungry people are fed, 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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The Hand That Rocks the Cradle

How is poverty related to male “superiority”? Why are 100 million women missing? How are today’s feminists exactly the opposite of the first feminists? These and other questions are addressed in Darrow Miller’s 45-minute presentation entitled, The Hand That Rocks the Cradle Rules … Continue reading

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Voodoo: An African Perspective on Haiti’s Poverty

Africa and Haiti share much in common. In both places, many people live on less than a dollar a day. Both have had massive foreign assistance, yet both remain impoverished. Corruption, disease, and poverty still dominate this island nation. These … Continue reading

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Why We Should Use the Bible to Fight Poverty

“I get the feeling that if people aren’t ‘Christian – believers in Jesus’ they won’t fit into the Palau plan.” Thus did the director of an “Interfaith Shelter Network for families with children” object to the Season of Service program … Continue reading

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Darrow’s Worldview Top Twelve

Some have asked me what books on worldview have been most helpful to me. Those by my late mentor, Francis Schaeffer, helped me to get on the road to thinking worldviewishly–particularly his trilogy Escape from Reason, The God Who Is There, and … Continue reading

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Getting Involved in the Fight Against Gendercide

Earth, we have a question! The members of the DNA Team Blog were overwhelmed by the response to the blog Gendercide: The War Against Baby Girls. We have been blogging now for a year and a half and we have … Continue reading

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