Daniel Darling is a bestselling author, pastor, and podcast host. He is the Senior VP of Communications for NRB.
Perhaps you haven’t noticed, but we are in a divisive election season, perhaps one of the strangest and nastiest in recent memory. Politics is dividing people in churches, families and even in workplaces. But it doesn’t have to. As God’s people, we should model for the world what it looks like to love and get along with those who think differently than we do, to be both courageous and open-handed, convictional and humble at the same time in neighborly love. So here are three warnings for employees as we head down the home stretch of this election. 1. Don’t lose…Continue Reading
In America, unlike many places around the world, people of all religions can, for the most part, practice their faith freely without government intrusion or invention. This is a blessing that we often overlook and, at times, forget we enjoy. Many of our Christian brothers and sisters around the world worship God under threat of death. They gather in secret, in homes, in caves, sometimes underground at great risk to their lives. In America, we not only can gather freely, but we have access to a flood of spiritual and theological resources. We have Christian schools, parachurch ministries, mission agencies,…Continue Reading
We’re living in one of the most divisive years in American history, with a raging pandemic, racial tension and a contentious election. When I talk to pastors, they’re grieved at the way brothers and sisters in Christ are so divided—grieved at the way people are talking to each other and about each other. So how do pastors lead people through this season? I can’t say authoritatively how every pastor should lead in their own context, but here are three broad principles: 1. ADDRESS THE MOMENT A temptation for pastors in this moment is to never mention politics or the moment we’re in.…Continue Reading
Is 2020 one of the most divisive and worrisome years in American history? David French, formerly of National Review and now a senior editor of The Dispatch, joins me on The Way Home Podcast to discuss his provocative new book, Divided We…Continue Reading
Our culture tells us that the secret to personal happiness is following our hearts. But what if this path to personal happiness leads to a dead end? Trevin Wax, the senior vice president of Theology and Communications at LifeWay, joins me on The…Continue Reading
We live at a time when many are fretting about the decline of religious adherence. But David Zahl, founder of Mockingbird and prolific author, says people have not lost religion, they are just practicing in ways we don’t recognize, such as the…Continue Reading