Daniel Darling is the Vice President for Communications for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention (ERLC). Dan is the author of several books, including Teen People of the Bible, Crash CourseiFaithRealActivist Faith, The Original Jesus, The Dignity Revolution, and his latest, The Characters of Christmas. He is a monthly columnist for Homelife and a regular contributor to In Touch Magazine and Made to Flourish. He also writes regularly for several leading publications, including Christianity Today, Facts and Trends, and The Gospel Coalition. Dan’s op-eds have appeared in USA Today, CNN, Washington Times, Time, Huffington Post, National Review, Washington Post and First Things. He has appeared on CNN, FOX and on MSNBC’s Morning Joe. Dan is also a contributor to The Worldview Study Bible. 

Publisher’s Weekly called his writing style “substantive and punchy.”

Dan speaks and preaches around the country and is regularly interviewed on television and radio, including MSNBC’s Morning Joe and CNN. He is the host of a weekly podcast, The Way Home.

Dan holds a bachelor’s degree in pastoral ministry from Dayspring Bible College, has studied at  Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and is a graduate of  Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He serves on the board of Let My People Go Ministries, an organization devoted to helping churches fight human trafficking.

Dan has served churches in Illinois and Tennessee. He and his wife Angela have four children and reside in the Nashville area. They attend Green Hill Church in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, where Dan serves as Pastor of Teaching and Discipleship.