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Daniel Darling
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Daniel Darling is the Senior Pastor of Gages Lake Bible Church in the northwest suburbs of Chicago and is the author of Teen People of the BibleCrash Course, and iFaith. His work has been featured in evangelical publications such as Focus on the Family, Marriage Partnership, Pray!, Stand Firm, In Touch with Dr. Charles Stanley.

His op-eds have appeared in Newsweek/Washington Posts' On Faith and other newspapers and opinion sites. He has been profiled by The Chicago Tribune, and he is a contributing writer to Zondervan's Couples Devotional BiblePublisher's Weekly called his writing style “substantive and punchy.” 

Dan's columns appear weekly at Crosswalk.com and monthly for the local Lake County Journals. Dan has been interviewed on TV and radio outlets across the country, including, Steve Brown, etc, Moody Broadcasting Network, Harvest TelevisionThe Sandy Rios Show, American Family Radio, and many others.

Daniel has a bachelor's degree in pastoral ministry from Dayspring Bible College. He traveled extensively to India and the Middle East. 

He and his wife, Angela, have two daughters and a son and reside in the northwest suburbs of Chicago. Follow him through FacebookTwitter, or his personal website.

Works by Daniel Darling
The publisher of a magazine for Christian girls talks about her new venture and how it......
How should Christians use social networks, and how should they behave online?...
Men, one of the gravest dangers to your marriages is your own passivity....
Losing My Religion: The Friday Five with Drew Dyck
Daniel Darling | October 13, 2011
The author of "Generation Ex-Christian" reflects on the younger generation's loss of......
One billion people worldwide have no access to clean drinking water. Here's the story of......
Words that Matter: The Friday Five with Jennifer...
Daniel Darling | December 02, 2011
What it's like to write a book with NFL Quarterback Kurt Warner....
How 9/11 Defined My Generation
Daniel Darling | September 08, 2011
On 9/11, we learned to face threats from the outside. Now we must confront the threats......
Jared Wilson, a pastor and widely read author, on the challenges of ministry in New......
Dillon Burroughs is carving out a new role: the apologist-activist. What is it like to......
Jesus' Undignified Death and Our Own Death with Dignity
Daniel Darling | November 16, 2016
Though we, in Christ, rebel against the enemy of sin and death, the aging process offers......
Marketing Jesus: The Friday Five with Tim Sinclair
Daniel Darling | April 14, 2011
The author of "Branded: Sharing Jesus in a Consumer Culture" says it's possible to......
Here's why human trafficking continues largely unchecked in our American towns....
What if the Church and the world are not in the downward spiral everyone says they are?...
Believe it or not, abstinence is realistic. And it's making a difference....
Generation Pastor: The Friday Five with Johnny Hunt
Daniel Darling | April 10, 2011
Johnny Hunt speaks to misconceptions about Southern Baptists, and the wisdom he would......
An Outrageous and Merciful Love: The Friday Five with...
Daniel Darling | September 22, 2011
We all need to hear that we are treasured by God, made in His image with great value,......
Is the New Reformed movement a revival?...
Michael Hyatt has lived at the forefront of publishing and new media technologies. Hear......
Eric Metaxas calls criticism of his portrayal of Bonhoeffer "tragic" and "hilarious."...
Blogging for God's Glory: The Friday Five with Tim...
Daniel Darling | February 16, 2011
Tim Challies is one of the biggest bloggers in evangelicalism. How has he stewarded that......
Many evangelicals have their pulses race harder in a debate about Sarah Palin than in a......
A young Christian journalist who's interviewed Billy Graham and Barack Obama reflects on......
Arguably the biggest blogger in the evangelical blogosphere talks about talent,......
Wired Faith: The Friday Five with John Dyer
Daniel Darling | April 28, 2011
Is technology really "neutral"? A technology expert explains how the technologies that......