Daniel Darling, author, pastor, speaker

The Way Home: Alan Noble on speaking truth in a distracted age

Alan Noble joins the podcast to talk about his new book Disruptive Witness: Speaking Truth in a Distracted Age. The book "casts a new vision for the evangelical imagination, calling us away from abstraction and cliché to a more faithful embodiment of the gospel for our day." Dr. Noble is Assistant Professor of English at Oklahoma Baptist University, editor-in-chief of Christ and Pop Culture, and author of numerous articles. [powerpress] Show Notes Website: oalannoble.com Twitter: @TheAlanNoble Book: Disruptive Witness: Speaking Truth in a Distracted Age ...

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The Church That Saved Me

When a church looks for a pastor, in most cases, it is looking for a leader who can revive its witness and vitality in the community. So I supposed Gages Lake Bible Church, a small, struggling church in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, was looking for a human savior. And while we had some successes in the five years I pastored there—increased attendance, major structural changes, renewed vision, and leadership health—it wasn't me who saved the church. It was the church that saved me. Of course I should begin with the usual Christian caveats. Yes, I realize churches don't save pastors, and pastors don't save churches. Jesus does the saving, both from eternal damnation but also from a self-serving life on earth. Yes, yes, a thousand times yes. But God's instruments for renewal come most often in human form. For my wife Angela and me and our four children, Gages Lake was...

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The Way Home: Justin Giboney on being pro-life and pro-justice

This episode is the last part of a special series of podcasts in conjunction with the release of The Dignity Revolution: Reclaiming God's Rich Vision for Humanity. In this series, Dan is bringing together leaders and thinkers whose work helps Christians think well about what it means to be human. What does it mean to be pro-life and pro-justice? Justin Giboney joins the podcast to discuss both of these important topics. Justin is the co-founder and president of The And Campaign (&). He is also an attorney and political strategist in Atlanta, Ga. You can pre-order The Dignity Revolution today and receive a free one-year subscription to Light Magazine. [powerpress] Show Notes Website: theandcampaign.com Twitter: @justinegiboney ...

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Joni Eareckson Tada on dignity and advocating for people with disabilities

This episode is part of a special series of podcasts in conjunction with the release of The Dignity Revolution: Reclaiming God's Rich Vision for Humanity. In this series, Dan is bringing together leaders and thinkers whose work helps Christians think well about what it means to be human. What does it mean to be a God reflector? How do we act out of humility rather than pride? Joni Eareckson Tada joins me to discuss this and more. Joni is the Founder and CEO of Joni and Friends International Disability Center and is an international advocate for people with disabilities. A diving accident in 1967 left Joni, then 17, a quadriplegic in a wheelchair, without the use of her hands. You can pre-order The Dignity Revolution today and receive a free one-year subscription to Light Magazine. [powerpress] Show Notes Website: joniandfriends.org Twitter: @joniandfriends ...

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