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Missio on Daniel: A No Dualism Zone

As I read through Daniel 6 it struck me that there was not a hint of dualism between the sacred and secular in Daniel’s life.  Rather, his faith informed his work and in turn his work, enabled and blessed by … more »

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Missio on Daniel: The Biblical Impossibility of Objectivity

All my life I have heard about and seen illustrations regarding the idea that as a Christian, Christ must be at the center of my life. In every thought and decision it is His influence, example and voice that must … more »

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Missio on Daniel: When Life Gives You Lions…

In many lines of work, one of the key factors of success is ability to work in stressful situations.  Logically, if one can maintain composure during a hailstorm of difficulties and other obstacles, that individual will manage just fine when … more »

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Missio on Daniel: Making Jeremiah 29 Work

The story of Daniel teaches us that it is possible to live a faithful life even during exile in a pagan land and amidst a culture antithetical to God’s law.  As if spurred on by Jeremiah 29, with competence and … more »

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Missio on Daniel: Living in Babylon

Jeremiah 29 instructed the Israelites in exile in Babylon to live and work for the good of the pagan society in which they were immersed.  The first six chapters of the book of Daniel give pictures of Israelites who tried … more »

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Missio on Loving the City: Still Looking Towards Home

Jeremiah 29 calls us to seek the welfare of the country (or the whole earth) because we will prosper if our land prospers. Human flourishing fulfills that mandate. We are called not to abandon the physical in order to pursue … more »

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