Tag Archives: children

A Call for Balladeers

Recently I had the privilege of teaching at the YWAM base in Puerto Rico. I love being with these folks because of their heart for the message of Biblical worldview, and their readiness to apply DNA teaching in creative art … 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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Exploding the Myth of Overpopulation

Last Wednesday, James J. Lee’s concern about overpopulation cost him his life. Police snipers killed him to save the lives of three hostages he was holding. He was demanding that the Discovery Channel air messages “curbing the planet’s population growth, finding … Continue reading

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Is Demographic Winter Coming?

Don’t look now, but children may be on the way to endangered species status. Worldwide, there are 6 million fewer children, 6 and under, today, than there were in 1990. If present trends continue, the United Nations estimates that by … Continue reading

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Must Read: Manhattan Declaration

This just in. You may want to consider supporting this effort with your signature. Today a group of prominent Christian clergy, ministry leaders and scholars released the Manhattan Declaration, which addresses the sanctity of life, traditional marriage and religious liberty.  … Continue reading

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The Greatness of a Society

Many are familiar with the saying that “The greatness of a society is measured by how well that society cares for the weakest human life.” I find myself reflecting on this regularly during the shifts in our nation.  As I … Continue reading

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A Prosperous & Happy Society, Created by Individuals & Institutions, 4/4

Avoiding “The Europe Syndrome” In my last two blogs, we looked at the essential roles of families, churches and civil government in fostering healthy societies, and how socialist and communist states are defined by the encroachment of the civil government … Continue reading

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A Prosperous & Happy Society, Created by Individuals & Institutions, 3/4

A Recipe for Disaster In my last blog, I talked about the unique role and contribution that families, churches and civil government play in fostering healthy societies. Social disintegration and disorder occurs when these three institutions do not understand, or … Continue reading

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A Prosperous & Happy Society, Created by Individuals & Institutions, 2/4

The Family, the Church, & the Government:  What are their roles? At the Disciple Nations Alliance, we champion the role of local churches in social and cultural transformation. As our co-founder, Bob Moffitt is fond of saying, “God’s principally ordained … Continue reading

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Becoming People of Influence in Order to Shape Our Language, Part 1 of 2

In reading Scott’s blog on the definition of marriage, I was struck anew that its redefinition has already happened.  As the thinking in the West has shifted from the Biblical worldview that helped to shape Europe (and was foundational to … Continue reading

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