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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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John Calvin, Sound Economy, and a Development Ethic

Check out Catherine Hornby’s fine article Moral Rebound Finds Dutch Exploring Calvin online at REUTERS UK. With the emergence of the Global Economic Crisis, the Dutch are looking at their Protestant roots for answers. It would behoove Christians anywhere in … Continue reading

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Global Economic Crisis – Part 6 of 6

There are three primary options of governance:  license, tyranny and freedom. License is what some people in the West mean by “freedom.”  Freedom, in an Atheistic framework, is defined as the ability to do what one pleases.  People do what … Continue reading

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