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What is Christian Development?

People are always asking me: “Where did you get these ideas that you write and talk about?” “What books or articles have you found to be helpful in your understanding of worldview as it relates to poverty and development?” To … Continue reading

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Beauty: The Neglected Dimension of the Great Commission

You shall be My witnesses . . . to the remotest part of the earth (Acts 1:8). If we are faithful witnesses to Jesus Christ, what do others discover about Him? Many dimensions, including one rarely proclaimed: his beauty. Your … 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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Another Christmas Reflection

As my daughter and I went on a sunset stroll last week, I began singing some Christmas carols and landed on “Joy to the World” – a song that we spent a good deal of time reflecting on last January. … Continue reading

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The Little Drummer Boy

The other day as I was driving to work, “The Little Drummer Boy” came on the radio. I’m sure we all hear this song at least once every year around Christmastime, but its full meaning is something that I hadn’t … 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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Sabbatical Reflections on Wisdom: The Perfect Light (Part 3 of 3)

In Matthew 11:18-19 and 23:34-36, we find Christ alluding to himself in the voice of wisdom. Like the plaintive cry of wisdom in Proverbs, we hear the lament of Christ, the Perfect Light, as he sits looking over the city … Continue reading

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Sabbatical Reflections on Wisdom: The Perfect Light (Part 2 of 3)

In addition to being the greatest teacher of the masses, he also discipled the few. He “hung out” with the twelve disciples for three years, eating with them, praying and worshipping with them, modeling the life of the kingdom of … Continue reading

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Sabbatical Reflections on Wisdom: The Perfect Light (Part 1 of 3)

The sages from the East spent months, perhaps a year or two, traveling great distances following the star until they found the Perfect Light – Wisdom himself. The Christ child was wisdom incarnate. The baby that the wise men discovered, … Continue reading

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More on the new Truth and Transformation

The following is the foreword to Vishal Mangalwadi’s new and most important book yet—Truth and Transformation: A Manifesto for Ailing Nations, written by Dr. Art Lindsley of the C.S. Lewis Institute: Many have spoken and written on the crisis of … Continue reading

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