Resources by Daniel Darling

Daniel Darling is the Vice President for Communications at the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. He is a weekly contributor to Leadership Journal and the host of a weekly podcast, The Way Home. Dan is the author of several books, including The Original Jesus. He and his wife Angela have four children and live in the Nashville area.

Jan 19, 2016

Why Christians Don't Evangelize by Daniel Darling

I suspect that our hesitance to evangelize is less a matter of faulty methods and lack of opportunity. It goes deeper.

Apr 14

The Most Important People In The Body Of Christ Are Probably Not On Twitter by Daniel Darling

Simple math tells us that it is faithful, ordinary, anonymous lay people who make up the vast majority of the churches around the world.

Dec 3, 2015

The Men In Your Church Don’t Need John Wayne; They Need Jesus by Daniel Darling

There is a strain of the manhood movement in the church that troubles me. It’s a version of masculinity that makes Jesus look more like William Wallace than the King of Kings.

Jul 9, 2015

The Dirty Jobs Pastor by Daniel Darling

My years of ministry experience tell me that most still feel that the work they do with their hands during the week is inferior to the work of people whose paycheck comes from a church or Christian ministry. Why is this?

Jun 13, 2016

One Thing: Daniel Darling

What is the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Series: One Thing

What's the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?

Jun 15, 2015

One Thing: Daniel Darling

What is the one thing you think the future generation of pastors ought to know?

Series: One Thing

We asked the ERLC's Daniel Darling, "What is the one thing you think the future generation of pastors ought to know?"

Nov 3

How Can Christians Engage in Politics Without Becoming Engaged in Idolatry? by Daniel Darling

Series: Conversations

We asked Daniel Darling, Vice President for Communications at the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, "How can Christians engage in politics without becoming engaged in idolatry?"

Apr 27, 2015

God's People Need a Pastor, Not Just a Preacher

Four Practical Ways to Faithfully Shepherd Your People

People come weary and broken into the doors of church on Sunday. They need to hear a word from the Lord. Yes, they often need to be challenged, stretched, exhorted, and rebuked. But if all they ever hear is that they don’t love Jesus enough, aren’t making disciples fast enough and with enough urgency, aren’t praying enough and are sinning too much—if this is all the people hear every single…

Sep 14, 2016

Eye-Rolling is Not Discipleship by Daniel Darling

We disciple, not by looking down on people, but by looking at them. 

Jun 13, 2016

Daniel Darling on America's False Jesuses

What are some of Americans' favorite false Jesuses?

What are some of American's favorite false Jesuses?

Jun 15, 2015

Dan Darling on Writing Pastors

Should pastors be writers?

Should pastors be writers?

Apr 4

Dan Darling on the Church's Support of Parachurch Ministries by Daniel Darling

We asked Dan Darling, "How should a church decide which, if any, parachurch ministries to support?"