Daniel Darling is a bestselling author, pastor, and podcast host. He is the Senior VP of Communications for NRB.

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Daniel Darling is a bestselling author, pastor, and podcast host. He is the Senior VP of Communications for NRB.

What We Learn from Peter’s Epic Fail

One of the most poignant scenes in the Easter narrative was written by someone who was not there, but who investigated the claims of the Christian movement and was able to paint for readers an agonizing scene of shame and betrayal. Luke, a medical doctor by trade and commissioned to chronicle the Jesus movement, zooms in on the ashen visage of Simon Peter as he utters his final denial of Jesus. Alone among the gospel writers, Luke captures Jesus’ slightly turned face, his eyes catching one of his most loyal lieutenants in his worst moment. Simon Peter seemed the least likely to feign…

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What Are You Building?

Too often our politics is one of mere deconstruction. Our advocacy is less about building coalitions of support to advance human flourishing or to advocate for a vulnerable people group but is instead a kind of performative activism.  This is why often the fights we see play out in the public square are less between opposing ideas but between people who, on a political Venn diagram, actually agree with each other. Building something takes hard work and ingenuity and patience. But online purity tests, launched with memes and snark, are easy. Today, our politics, our “speaking out” is not really…

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Why Is Our Activism So Mean?

From the time I can remember, I’ve been an avid follower of the news. When I was a kid the news came in two ways. It showed up every morning at the foot our driveway in the northern suburbs of Chicago in the form of three newspapers: The Chicago Tribune, The Daily Herald and The Chicago Sun Times. And the news showed up on the radio, as I listened to the WGN Radio or WBBM Newsradio, the all-news station, and sometimes at the top of the hour on Moody Radio. We didn’t have a TV. I also subscribed to magazines like U.S. News and World…

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The Way Home: Dr. Michael Kruger on keeping the faith in college

Have you ever thought about what a college experience will do for your kids—how will it shape them and form them? Today Dr. Michael Kruger, President of the Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina, joins me on The Way Home podcast.…

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The Way Home: Sean Clifford on protecting kids from porn

Today Sean Clifford, founder and CEO of Canopy, joins me on this episode of The Way Home podcast. He and his team at Canopy have developed a groundbreaking innovative technology that filters the internet without compromising speed and accessibility. It is a…

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The Way Home: Philip Yancey on writing, life, and discipleship

Author Philip Yancey joins me on this episode of The Way Home podcast. I have long admired Yancey’s writing, and it’s really shaped me in many ways, particularly at key moments in my life. Yancey writes with such clarity on important topics…

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