About Dan King

Dan King is an Editor with The High Calling, a blogger at BibleDude.net, and the author of several books, including The Unlikely Missionary and Activist Faith.

The Loneliness of Transition

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It’s been about six or seven months now since we said to each other, “Hey, let’s keep in touch!” I’m probably equally as much to blame, but I often wonder what happened to the phone. Is it broken? Did they take a vow of phone-silence? I barely even see them on Facebook anymore. Did they [Read More...]

What If Your Workplace IS Your Mission Field?

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This post is part of a symposium between the Catholic, Evangelical, and Faith and Work Channels on spiritual disciplines for work.   It was 3:30 in the morning and, rather than fighting the sudden insomnia attack, I decided to get up, read my Bible, and pray. I opened to the beginning of I Samuel. The words of [Read More...]

5 Ways You Can Care for the Environment

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I was surprised when a husband and wife in my small group study showed up at my house on a non-group night. He runs a cabinet company, and we just finished discussing the chapter on Creation Care in Activist Faith: From Him and For Him (NavPress), a book I co-authored with Dillon Burroughs and Daniel Darling. We had [Read More...]

Jesus Washes the Disciples’ Feet

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During supper, when the devil had already put it into the heart of Judas Iscariot, Simon’s son, to betray him, Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into his hands, and that he had come from God and was going back to God, rose from supper. He laid aside his outer garments, and taking [Read More...]

Learning Twice

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I’ve been called lots of names in my life. One of my favorites is “the unlikely missionary.” I like that one because of what it says about who I am and where I’ve come from. It also happens to be the title of my first book. Many who know me wonder what’s so unlikely about me [Read More...]

More Than Enough: Giving out of Abundance

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I’ve been to places in Africa where having a little extra money meant a mother had enough to buy meat and bread for her children. She didn’t have (or need) extra money to buy video games and toys, but an upgrade in the nutritional value of their food made a significant impact on her family’s [Read More...]


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