Author Archives: Scott Dunford

About Scott Dunford

Lead Church Planter at Redeemer Church of Silicon Valley and Director of West Coast Mobilization for ABWE International.

Pioneer of the Chinese Church, Samuel Lamb, Dies.

August 3, one of the fathers of the Chinese house church movement, Samuel Lamb, entered his reward. In the 1950’s Pastor Lamb was imprisoned for refusing the government take over of his church. He suffered imprisonment until 1979. He his … Continue reading

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God is Doing Something Historic

“A wind is blowing through the House of Islam. The House of Islam, Dar al-Islam in Arabic, is the name Muslims give to an invisible religious empire that stretches from West Africa to the Indonesian archipelago encompassing 49 nations and … Continue reading

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To Help the World’s Poor… The latest U.S. jobs numbers showed a U.S. unemployment rate still at 7.6 percent. The official global unemployment rate, compiled by the International Labor Organization (ILO), is around 6 percent—which suggests American workers are worse … Continue reading

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Young Evangelic…

Young Evangelicals are Getting High “The kids who leave evangelical Protestantism are looking for something the world can’t give them. The world can give them hotter jeans, better coffee, bands, speakers, and book clubs than a congregation can. What it … Continue reading

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Campaigner: We can see the finish line

Originally posted on The CNN Freedom Project: Ending Modern-Day Slavery:
By Jesse Eaves Senior Policy Adviser for Child Protection, World Vision Advocates are dynamic voices for change. Those voices often have a simple beginning. Two years ago, if 13-year-old Ravi…

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Mistaken Monotheism Do Christians, Jews, and Muslims worship the same God?  My friend Chris Bruno tackles this complex question in this very helpful blog posting.   http://thegospelcoalition.org/blogs/tgc/2011/07/21/mistaken-monotheism/

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Tim Keller on Christians “ignoring OT texts.”

Tim Keller: I find it frustrating when I read or hear columnists, pundits, or journalists dismiss Christians as inconsistent because “they pick and choose which of the rules in the Bible to obey.” What I hear most often is “Christians … Continue reading

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It’s Friday…But Sunday’s a Coming.

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Toward a Christian Understanding of Marriage

We live in unusual times.  Just 5 years ago the concept and definition of marriage was a settled issue.  Both Republicans and Democrats alike agreed that marriage as defined by the United States government should be defined as it has … Continue reading

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The New Less-Social Psychology of China’s Generation Without Siblings

  This new post in the Atlantic concludes what most sane people have assumed for years: tinkering with the natural social order will eventually have negative consequences.  When will our society wake up and learn? http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/01/study-the-new-less-social-psychology-of-chinas-generation-without-siblings/267057/ The new only-child generation … Continue reading

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