I suspect that our hesitance to evangelize is less a matter of faulty methods and lack of opportunity. It goes deeper.
Simple math tells us that it is faithful, ordinary, anonymous lay people who make up the vast majority of the churches around the world.
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.
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?
We asked the ERLC's Daniel Darling, "What is the one thing you think the future generation of pastors ought to know?"
What's the one thing the local church needs to get right in the 21st century?
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?"
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…
We disciple, not by looking down on people, but by looking at them.
FTC.co asks Daniel Darling, VP for Communications at the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, "What should Christians do with the news?"
What are some of American's favorite false Jesuses?
Should pastors be writers?
FTC.co asks Dan Darling, Vice President of Communications at the ERLC, "Why do we need a 'dignity revolution?'"
FTC.co asks Dan Darling, Vice President for Communications, Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, "Should pastors write? Why or why not?"
We asked Dan Darling, "How should a church decide which, if any, parachurch ministries to support?"
What are some key things churches can do to influence the culture for Christ?