Daniel Darling, author, pastor, speaker

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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How Did Jesus View the Bible?

When I pastored my small, theologically conservative church, I could safely assume the people sitting in the pews on Sunday morning to hear me preach believed that the Bible they held in their hands was God's Word. But what exactly does that mean? Enter Pastor Kevin DeYoung. His book, Taking God at His Word: Why the Bible Is Knowable, Necessary, and Enough, and What That Means for You and Me (Crossway, 2014) doesn't break any new ground in the debates over inerrancy. Coming in at just under 140 pages, this is a quick and easy read. But that's just the point. DeYoung synthesizes the best scholarly arguments for the reliability, trustworthiness, and inspiration of Scriptures and presents them in a way that my deacons could digest and understand. What is helpful about DeYoung is his willingness to address contemporary questions about Scripture and our perennial desire to mold Scripture to our current context....

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The Way Home: Rick Smith on human dignity and Down syndrome

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. How can Christians help lead the conversation of Down syndrome? Rick Smith, founder of Hope Story, joins me to talk about being a dad to a child with Down syndrome. He shares how he and his wife started a ministry to educate people about Down syndrome. You can pre-order The Dignity Revolution today and receive a free one-year subscription to Light Magazine. [powerpress] Show Notes Website: noahsdad.com and hopestory.org Twitter: @RickSmith and @hopestory_org ...

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The Way Home: John Kilner on the image of God and why people matter

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 created in the image of God? Dr. John Kilner joins me to talk about bioethics, the Imago Dei, and why people matter. Dr. Kilner served for more than eleven years as president of The Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity on the Trinity campus, where he continues as senior fellow. He is currently co-chair of the bioethics section of the Evangelical Theological Society. You can pre-order The Dignity Revolution today and receive a free one-year subscription to Light Magazine. [powerpress] Show Notes Website: divinity.tiu.edu Book: Dignity and Destiny: Humanity in the Image of God and Why People Matter: A Christian Engagement with...

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