Daniel Darling, author, pastor, speaker

Editor Series: Richard Clark Asks: “What Can You Give the World That No One Else Can?”

This year I'm starting an occasional series of interviews with editors. I've had the privilege of knowing, writing for, and learning from many fantastic editors in my writing career. In my view, good writers are good because they have good editors. Today I interview Richard Clark, the online managing editor of Christianity Today. CT has meant much to me, allowing me opportunities and a platform to grow as a writer. Richard is an incredibly gifted writer and editor. Prior to that he helped found and edit Christ and Pop Culture. I have had the opportunity to work with Richard quite a bit over the last few years and have learned much from him. Dan Darling: Let's talk about your calling. Has writing and editing been a lifetime pursuit or something you picked up late in life? And if so, what first interested in you in words? Richard Clark: I became conscious of my affinity for editing...

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The Way Home featuring Brandon Smith

Why should evangelicals study the Reformation? How do the five solas of the Reformation affect our engagement with today's culture? Brandon Smith, author of a brand-new study, Echoes of the Reformation, joins me to discuss the Reformation, theology, and a brand-new Bible translation from B&H Publishing. Brandon works with Bibles and Reference at Lifeway Christian Resources and is the host of the Word Matters podcast. He is an adjunct teacher at California Baptist University. [powerpress] Show Notes Twitter: @brandonsmith85 and @wordmatterspod Blog at Patheos Book: Echoes of the Reformation ...

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Editor Series: How different writing styles influenced Matthew Schmitz

This year I'm starting an occasional series of interviews with editors. I've had the privilege of knowing, writing for, and learning from many fantastic editors in my writing career. In my view, good writers are good because they have good editors. Today I interview the literary editor of First Things, Matthew Schmitz. First Things is a terrific publication. I try to read most of the articles in every issue. It stimulates thinking on culture, faith, and life. I've had the honor of writing for them. Today I ask Matthew to answers some questions about his writing and editing approach. Dan Darling: Let's talk about your calling. Has writing and editing been a lifetime pursuit or something you picked up late in life? And if so, what first interested in you in words?  Matthew Schmitz: My earliest ambition was to be either an electrician like my father, or an astronaut. Over time, my ambitions dimmed, and...

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Editor Series: Matt Smethurst on rap music and writing

This year I'm starting an occasional series of interviews with editors. I've had the privilege of knowing, writing for, and learning from many fantastic editors in my writing career. In my view, good writers are good because they have good editors. Today I interview Matt Smethurst. Matt is the managing editor of The Gospel Coalition. I am deeply grateful for the way Matt and his colleagues at TGC curate rich, biblical, creative content that really helps pastors and church leaders. When I was a young pastor, TGC was a very helpful resource in helping me think through difficult theological issues. I've had the privilege of contributing to TGC. Matt here shares his approach to editing in a way that I think you will find helpful: Dan Darling: Let's talk about your calling. Has writing and editing been a lifetime pursuit or something you picked up late in life? And if so, what first...

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