Daniel Darling, author, pastor, speaker

The Way Home: Sam Allberry on engaging a secular culture

A lot of Christians are asking themselves if gathering on Sundays, in church, still matters. Sam Allberry, pastor, author, and apologist says it does. Sam is the author of several books, including his latest, Why bother with church? He also reflects on what it means to engage an increasingly secular culture with the gospel and why the church needs a better theology of the body. [powerpress] Show Notes Book: Why bother with church? Twitter: @SamAllberry Website: livingout.org ...

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The Way Home: Eric Geiger on faith, failing and starting over

Nobody starts out with the intention of ruining their life. But inevitably Christian leaders see their careers and marriages shipwrecked due to moral failure or financial impropriety. What factors lead to a major fall? Eric Geiger, Vice President of Church Resources at LifeWay Christian Resources, shares insights for leaders from his new book, How to Ruin Your Life: and Starting Over When You Do.  [powerpress] Show Notes Book: How to Ruin Your Life: and Starting Over When You Do Twitter: @EricGeiger Website: ericgeiger.com ...

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The Church’s Next 10,000 Years

It was a slick PowerPoint—presented by a (self-described) cutting-edge ministry practitioner—that sent me over the edge. Carefully presenting cherry-picked research, this ministry leader offered a doomsday scenario for the American church: heresy is rising. Millennials are fleeing. Culture is changing. Of course, this inevitable slouch toward Gomorrah could be prevented, we were told, if we purchased this organization’s brand-new curriculum. If I sound cynical about the demise of the church, it’s because I am. I read Jesus’ words to Peter in Matthew 16:18 and I believe them: “I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.” I’m bullish about the future of the church because Jesus is bullish about the future of the church. And not only “the church” as we think of the worldwide communion of saints, but your church, my church, and every local expression of Christ’s body. Healthy churches are not formed simply through handwringing,...

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The Way Home: Lee Strobel on sharing the gospel in an increasingly secular world

Decades after he published The Case for Christ, apologist Lee Strobel reflects on his journey from atheism to Christianity and why how he shares the gospel in an increasingly secular world. Strobel rejoins the podcast to talk about his new book, The Case for Miracles, about being portrayed on the big screen, and that time he was summoned to explain Christianity to an NBA legend. [powerpress] Show Notes Book: The Case for Miracles: A Journalist Investigates Evidence for the Supernatural Twitter: @LeeStrobel Website: leestrobel.com ...

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