The story of the Mennonite colonists who settled in a harsh region of Paraguay powerfully demonstrates how God enables humans to use their own imagination, courage, and hard work to transform desolation into abundance.
This article from Christianity Today magazine shows how areas where Protestant missionaries had a significant presence in the past are, on average, more economically developed today with comparatively better health, lower infant mortality, lower corruption, greater literacy, higher educational attainment … Continued
God can spark a movement of national reform using someone who, in the world’s eyes, is not qualified. If you are interested to see how He does that, read Ravnåsen’s short essay. Here is a life story of a man … Continued
In a fascinating look at John Calvin and his impact on Geneva and beyond, Dr. Tom Bloomer elaborates on the three-fold strategy of the Reformers: Preaching the gospel to individuals so people would be saved and would start to be … Continued
Dr. Luis Bush of Transform World Connections explains why North and South Korea are so different, providing a meaningful lesson for all who profess to follow Jesus into the world.
A nation cannot be discipled without equipped citizens. Only an education founded on a biblical worldview can impart that equipping. The Puritans developed a comprehensive and Christ-centered approach to education: technologia. Their wholistic view of knowledge and education (in contrast … Continued
How did Haiti, once called the “Jewel of the Antilles,” arrive at its present troubles? Like many African nations, Haiti is abundant in natural resources. Yet, in both places, many people live on less than a dollar a day. Both … Continued
In this paper, Professor Donald Drew summarizes the monumental volume by J.W. Bready titled England Before and After Wesley, published in 1939. It provides a detailed and inspiring case study of how God transformed an entire nation and culture through … Continued
In this paper, Darrow Miller lays out a Biblical theology for sustainable agriculture and creation care. Originally published in the 2003 book Biblical Holism and Agriculture: Cultivating our Roots, David J. Evans, Ronald J. Vos and Keith P. Wright, ed. … Continued