Daniel Darling, author, pastor, speaker

5 Misconceptions About Sin

Sin is not a word many people today use out loud. It’s rather uncool to call a particular attitude or choice a “sin.” For many it brings up scary images of angry preachers pointing bony fingers at people. But the Bible talks a lot about sin. So Christians who care about following Jesus and obeying His Word should understand what sin is. The good news for sinners—all of us—is that the gospel doesn’t just point out what is wrong with us and call it sin; it also points us to the One who came to bear the punishment for our sin and reconcile us to the Father. Jesus defeated sin, death, and the grave and is renewing the hearts of those who believe. In my experience, I’ve seen Christians have certain misconceptions about sin. Here are five that are the most common: 5 Misconceptions about Sin: - Consequences can be managed - Patterns and behaviors...

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The Way Home: Sam Allberry on sexual ethics

How do we speak to a world that has diametrically different views on sexuality than we do as Christians? Sam Allberry joins me to discuss sexual ethics as well as his book Why does God care who I sleep with? This episode of The Way Home is sponsored by our friends at The Good Book Company. [powerpress] Show Notes Book: Why does God care who I sleep with? Twitter: @SamAllberry Website: samallberry.com and thegospelcoalition.org/profile/sam-allberry ...

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Are you slow to tweet?

“Be careful” was the cryptic text I received from a respected Christian leader and a close friend after a series of politically charged tweets I posted online in 2016. “I think most people agree with you, but you need to watch the way you tweet things. You could offend some people.” He was right. So I took it down. I hope I’ve learned a few things since then. My moments of incivility online (there have been more than one) underscore how easy it is to let our thumbs engage before our minds have caught up, to allow the passions of the moment and the speed of the news cycle influence us in ways we regret. Read more at ERLC.com...

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The Way Home: Esther Allen on image, identity, and finding freedom

There are so many places we are pushed to locate our identity: our work, our gifts, our family, our platforms, even our ministry. Esther Fleece Allen, author and speaker, joins us to help find freedom from identities that disappoint and labels that hurt. This is a conversation that is important for parents and pastors, moms and dads, teens and boomers, and everyone in between. You'll want to lean in and listen to this conversation. This episode of The Way Home is sponsored by our friends at The Good Book Company. [powerpress] Show Notes Book: Your New Name: Saying Goodbye to the Labels That Limit Twitter: @EstherFleece Website: EstherFleece.com ...

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