Category Archives: Imago Dei

God Plus Ordinary People = Impact

Over the years I have been struck by the fact that God inhabits the ordinary. The birth of a child is an everyday miracle. God often uses unknown people to change their community or world. Dallas Willard captures this concept … Continue reading

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God, the Bible and Political Justice

If we are to think like the God of the Bible we must begin where He begins.  And God begins in Genesis with the creation of the cosmos, the earth, and everything in it.  Just two chapters are dedicated to this space-and-time creation … Continue reading

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Calling Christian Artists to Reach a World Desperate for Beauty

“He has made everything beautiful in its time.” Ecclesiastes 3:11 Christian artists today have a terrible conflict understanding the purpose of their gift. If their work does not talk about Jesus directly, does it still have value? Can they work on … Continue reading

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A Child’s Imagination: Seedbed for Good or for Ill, Truth or Lies, Life or Death

Dr. Elizabeth Youmans, president and CEO of Chrysalis International and one of DNA’s ideas shapers, travels the world in her efforts to help churches effectively disciple children and youth. We are happy to offer the following excerpt from Dr. Youmans’s recent newsletter. … Continue reading

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The Book that Made Your World

Our good friend Vishal Mangalwadi recently released his latest, and arguably most significant book to date: The Book That Made Your World: How the Bible Created the Soul of Western Civiliation. We feel so strongly about the book that we purchased a … Continue reading

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Individuality and Fibonacci’s Golden Rectangle

A few years ago, friends in Puerto Rico introduced me to one of the “fingerprints” of God. Known as the Fibonacci sequence or the Golden Rectangle, Fibonacci’s numbers were first published in the West in Liber Abaci  (1202) by the Italian … Continue reading

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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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For Every Little Miracle …

Here’s an amazing pro-life video… from Pampers! – Scott Allen placehold

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Doing the Right Thing

Here’s something you need to know about and support, particularly those of us in the United States … Bravo! Kudos to The Colson Center for leadership on this important project. Here’s the website: Scott Allen

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Join the Revelation Movement

Many of our readers recognize the name Vishal Mangalwadi. Vishal is a close friend and brother in Christ. We had the privilege of assisting him with his recent book “Truth and Transformation” by developing the study guide. I urge you … Continue reading

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