Tag Archives: Bible

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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Exciting Opportunities in the Phoenix Area!

Today there are more churches in the world than ever, and yet more brokenness, poverty, corruption, and despair. Why? In Matthew 28:18-20, Jesus gives his marching orders to the Church: make disciples of all nations! Today, the Church has largely … Continue reading

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Healthcare Legislation and the Local Church

Sunday marked a historic milestone for the United States with the passage of healthcare legislation long championed by President Obama. There is more than enough political commentary on this subject. My focus here is on what this legislation may mean for … Continue reading

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The Haiti Disaster: Our Hope in Christ

This is the last in a three-part series by Darrow Miller that focuses on how churches can respond positively in the aftermath of Haiti’s devastating earthquake. The entire article can be viewed on the Disciple Nations Alliance website. Jesus, the … Continue reading

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More Reception Among Muslims

We recently received a very encouraging report from a Vision Conference conducted in the Middle East.  The trainer shares that the time was very stressful: most of the leaders were semi-literate and the presentations had to be interpreted into two … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Bill, 2009

The Disciple Nations Alliance has appeared in the news recently in relationship to our friend Stephen Langa and his involvement with Uganda’s Anti Homosexuality Bill, 2009. We first heard of this bill when a reporter contacted us to gain our … Continue reading

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Great Commission Utilitarianism, Part 5 & Final

The City on the Hill The Great Commission is not great when it is utilitarian.  It is reduced to what Dr. Bob Moffitt has called the Greek Commission, to save souls for heaven. It is the Great Commission when it … 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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The Sanctity of Work

One ministry that learned of our work has started to send me their periodic updates via email. When I received this newsletter, I wanted to share and highlight what they have been learning and the impact they’re having on the … Continue reading

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