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Daniel Patterson

Daniel Patterson is former Executive Vice President of the ERLC. He holds a Ph.D. in Systematic Theology from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Molly have been married since 2010, and together they have three children.

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Daniel Patterson


How to approach parenting with wisdom, grit, and gospel focus

4 helpful features of "Full Circle Parenting"

“Parenting isn’t for wimps.” That’s how Jimmy and Kristin Scroggins open their book, Full...

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Why and how reading shapes your soul

I remember a seminary professor of mine saying once, “The biggest problem most preachers...

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Full Circle Parenting

A Guide to Crucial Conversations

This is a parenting book grounded in the gospel and authored by a couple...

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Three ways (not) to frighten your pastor

How to be an encouragement through your communication

Pastors in training are often counseled by those older and more seasoned in ministry...

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Encouragement for the Church during COVID-19

The ERLC is creating a brand new landing page highlighting resources for the local...

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Who would you like to nominate for the ERLC 2021 Leadership Council?

Do you know someone who could be a good fit for the 2021 ERLC...

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How ministry is continuing during COVID-19

Good news from SBC churches

Later this week, the Southern Baptist Convention will host an event, SBC Advance, designed...

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What should churches do as they consider reopening after the coronavirus?

Note: This article is intended as a starting point for your church as you...

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Pushing against a culture of contempt

Displaying love, courage, and wisdom in a moment fraught with tension

The term “dumpster fire” has been used so frequently as a metaphor over the...

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How can Christians avoid making productivity an idol?

Daniel Patterson shares how Christians can avoid making productivity an idol.

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The pleading of Ben Sasse in “Them: Why We Hate Each Other—And How to Heal”

William F. Buckley famously said of the mission of National Review, “It stands athwart...

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