Daniel Darling, author, pastor, speaker / Posts tagged "Great Commission"

The Best Kind of Protest

Last week, on the way home from classes at TEDS, I listened in on a radio conversation on Moody Radio (90.1 FM). The host was my friend, Chris Fabry. Chris told the story of a listener who wrote in to express his appreciation for Christian radio. The man had come across Moody in a roundabout way. His car was in the shop for repair and the mechanic had not done the work in the time the customer thought appropriate. So he berated the mechanic quite forcefully. What caught this angry customer off guard was the response of the mechanic, a Christian. He didn't return fire. He responded with kindness. This unusual display of love completely threw the customer off guard. Upon leaving, he noticed a "fish symbol" somewhere in the shop. And after starting up his car to go home, he heard Moody Radio playing on the stereo. Somewhere after this...

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Immigration and Evangelism

Perhaps there is no hotter topic than the subject of immigration. If you want to turn a really nice dinner party into an ugly brawl, just stand up and give your views on immigration. Yes, you will have ignited a verbal war. Judging the emails, Facebook entries, and Twitter chatter, Christians are talking a lot of immigration. But the question is, and should be, how should a Christian think biblically about this issue. Its no secret that the population of immigrants is swelling in the United States. And many immigrants are not here legally. This has many people rightfully upset, not the least of whom are those immigrants who worked hard to be here legally. It's quite obvious that the government has had difficulty enforcing the border. Some feel they haven't worked hard enough. But they have beefed up security in the past couple of years, and if you believe it, the...

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