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Daniel Darling

daniel darlingDANIEL DARLING ( is senior pastor of Gages Lake Bible Church in suburban Chicago and author of numerous works, including the recently released, iFaith, Connecting to God in the 21st Century. His books have been endorsed by prominent evangelicals, including JerryJenkins, Elizabeth George, Dr. Russell Moore, Cecil Murphey, and others.

Daniel has ministered at the intersection of faith and culture for more than a decade. Prior to serving in the pastorate, Daniel worked in Christian media as a writer, editor, and producer.

A prolific writer, Darling has also been published in The Washington Post, Focus on the Family, Marriage Partnership, Pray!, In Touch with Dr. Charles Stanley, Beliefnet, and many other publications. In addition, he contributed to Zondervan’s Couples Devotional Bible. Darling currently writes a weekly teen column for and is a regular contributor to Stand Firm and Enrichment Journal. Daniel also writes a column for his local newspaper, The Lake County Journals. He has been profiled by The Chicago Tribune.

Politically, Darling has been active in his local community, serving as a pro-life outreach director for several Congressional campaigns. He has also written and lectured on the intersection between faith and politics.

A graduate of Dayspring Bible College, Darling offers frequent interviews for Christian radio and television media, including The Sandy Rios Show, Harvest TV, Steve Brown, Etc, the Moody Broadcasting Network, and many others.

Daniel Darling’s blog at has become a go-to destination for interviews with leading evangelical and social leaders.

Committed to serving those in need worldwide, Darling has also traveled extensively as part of mission teams, including trips to India and the Middle East. Daniel and his wife, Angel, have three children and reside in Round Lake, IL, a northwest suburb of Chicago.