Daniel Darling, author, pastor, speaker

Brian Fikkert and Kelly Kapic on justice, poverty, and economic development

Brian Fikkert is the founder and executive director of the Chalmers Center for Economic Development. He is Professor of Economics & Community Development at Covenant College. Kelly Kapic is Professor of Theological Studies at Covenant College. He has written and edited numerous books, including Embodied Hope: A Theological Meditation on Pain and Suffering. Together they wrote Becoming Whole: Why the Opposite of Poverty Isn't the American Dream. [powerpress] Show Notes:  Twitter: @fikkert and @CovenantCollege Book: Becoming Whole: Why the Opposite of Poverty Isn't the American Dream Website: chalmers.org and covenant.edu...

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The Way Home: Kara Powell on Why “Warm” is the New Cool

How can parents and youth pastors and other influencers create environments that nuture the faith of young people? I don't now if anyone is as gifted in understanding these questions as Dr. Kara Powell. Dr. Kara Powell is the Executive Director of the Fuller Youth Institute (FYI) and a faculty member at Fuller Theological Seminary. She is the co-author of Growing With: Every Parent's Guide to Helping Teenagers and Young Adults Thrive in Their Faith, Family, and Future.  [powerpress] Show Notes:  Twitter: @kpowellfyi Book: Growing With: Every Parent's Guide to Helping Teenagers and Young Adults Thrive in Their Faith, Family, and Future Website: fulleryouthinstitute.org/author/kara-powell...

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The Way Home: Karen Swallow Prior on How to Read the Classics

Karen Swallow Prior has been teaching us not only how to read but how to read well. She returns to the podcast to discuss her wonderful new book, On Reading Well where she not only gives Christians a rubric for reading, but walks readers through some of the classic pieces of literature, breaking down the storylines and helping us see what we should see. [powerpress] Show Notes:  Twitter: @ksprior Book: On Reading Well Website: karenswallowprior.com...

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The Way Home: Josh Moody on Biblical Literacy and Why Boasting is Good

If you drive through Wheaton and especially through the Wheaton College campus, you'll see a beautiful, tall church steeple rise above the landscape. This is College Church Wheaton, a historic, faithful, gospel-preaching evangelical church. It's pastor is Josh Moody, who joins me today to talk about two important topics: biblical literacy and . . . boasting. Yes, boasting. Josh has written two important books: How the Bible Will Change Your Life and Boasting. Josh is a prolific author and a well-regarded preacher. I've enjoyed his work over the years and I know you'll enjoy this conversation. [powerpress] Show Notes:  Twitter: @drjoshmoody Websites: www.college-church.org; godcenteredlife.org Books: godcenteredlife.org/books ...

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