Daniel Darling is a bestselling author, pastor, and podcast host.

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Daniel Darling is a bestselling author, pastor, and podcast host.

Why I’m Hopeful About the Evangelical Movement – USA Today

In 1976, the cover of Newsweek declared that, with a presidential election that featured the born-again Jimmy Carter, it was the “Year of the Evangelical.” Forty-five years later, the news media fascination with my spiritual family has not abated. From the heady days of 2004, when once again evangelicals were crowned a defining political force, to this moment when a cottage industry of books laments our influence, the world has looked in on us and we have looked in on ourselves and have asked a perennial question, “What is our future?” In one sense, this is a question born out of a variety of factors owing to…

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A New Season and a Time to Build

Today it was announced what is next for me and my family. I’ve accepted a position as Director of the Land Center for Cultural Engagement at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. I’ll also be serving as assistant professor of faith and culture at Texas Baptist College. I’ll continue to write for World Magazine as a columnist and contribute to USA Today. It’s a bittersweet moment. The bitter is the fact that we are leaving our home in Tennessee and moving to Fort Worth. We have absolutely loved Nashville, as it has been our home for eight years. We love our community and our church at Green Hill,…

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Passing The Plate In a Digital Age

I saw an offering plate before I was even old enough to attend church. My father was a lay elder and church treasurer. This usually meant I got to stay and play with my friends long after the services were finished, because Dad was counting the offering. The offering plate is as indelible in my mind as any image from over four decades of attending church—that smooth wooden bowl with a felt liner that got passed down the row every time we gathered for worship. I also remember watching my father help pass the plate on Sundays and hearing my…

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The Way Home: Randy Newman on Evangelism

Today on The Way Home, Collin Hansen, editor in chief of The Gospel Coalition, joins me again on The Way Home. He is a gifted apologist, writer, and speaker. In today’s episode, we talk about his latest book “Mere Evangelism: 10 Insights From…

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The Way Home: Collin Hansen on the Embodied Nature of Church

Today, Collin Hansen, editor in chief of The Gospel Coalition, joins me again on The Way Home. He’s a prolific writer, author, and podcast host. Collin is a penetrating thinker on church issues and theology and culture. In today’s episode, we talk…

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The Way Home: Blair Linne on God as Father

Today, spoken word artist and author Blair Linne joins me on The Way Home Podcast. She is a really gifted communicator and Bible teacher. She has a very powerful personal story, and today we talk about her latest book “Finding My Father:…

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