Out of Africa: Human Worth in the African Bush

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By Galen Dalrymple One of the most distressing aspects of the part of Africa I have seen and heard about from my fellow interns has been the view in the African bush and culture about human worth. I don’t pretend to speak for all cultures or places in Africa, but I have heard facts and [Read More...]

Out of Africa: Who Is Advanced and Who Is Backward?

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By Galen Dalrymple I think that it is fair to say that I have been humbled and learned a lot about myself and my shortcomings and prejudices by spending this time in Africa.  I also believe that most Americans and people from first-world countries would come to Africa and find it to be decades behind [Read More...]

Out of Africa: First Impressions

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Editor’s Note: From my sainted father, who recently returned from a long visit to Africa with Medical Ambassadors International. * By Galen Dalrymple Africa. The “dark continent”. The very names conjures images of vast and parched deserts, jungles and rain forests, savanna as far as the eye can see, mountains, waterfalls, lakes, rivers. Even without [Read More...]

Morning Report, August 28: Family Missions, the Gospel in Space, Insurance for Aliens, Mindless Fandom, Stupid Senators, More on KennedyCare, and the Rise of the "Afterbirthers"

One Christian’s perspective on the day’s news: 1.  An excellent new website directs families to ministry opportunities locally and internationally.  Families looking to spend purposive time together will find great resources, and organizations in need of volunteers will find families eager to serve.  I am interested in creating a similar resource for individuals at Patheos, [Read More...]


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