Dane Ortlund

Dane C. Ortlund (PhD, Wheaton College) serves as senior pastor of Naperville Presbyterian Church in Naperville, Illinois. He is the author of Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers and Deeper: Real Change for Real Sinners. Dane and his wife, Stacey, have five children.

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What does hope look like when life gets tough? Dave Ortlund, exploring Ephesians 5, reminds believers of the love of Jesus. But how does this help in daily life? View Show Notes →
Are you longing for someone to care about you? Dave Ortlund unpacks Ephesians 5 revealing the true character of Jesus. Does Jesus love me? Could Jesus actually care for me even though I have messed up? View Show Notes →
Explore the power of "I see you" in relationships, with FamilyLife President David Robbins and his wife Meg, along with Real Life Loading... host Shelby Abbott. They explore groundbreaking insights from top 2023 guests like Ted Lowe, Dane Ortlund, Don Eve View Show Notes →
Does God allow suffering? Dave Ortlund captures the meaning of Isaiah 25 & 26. Find your heart's home and the secret to contentment. View Show Notes →
Christians know what Jesus Christ has done—but who is he? Dave Ortlund captures the meaning of Isaiah 25 & 26. View Show Notes →
Want ideas for a grace-filled home? Bestselling author Dave Ortlund offers real-life ways to marinate your family in God's scandalous, subversive kindness. View Show Notes →
Ready to be surprised by Jesus? Bestselling author Dane Ortlund reflects on subversive grace as it uniquely emerges in each of the four Gospels. View Show Notes →
"How can God forgive me?" If fear or guilt keep you from God, bestselling author Dane Ortlund offers a surprising, even overwhelming picture of Jesus. View Show Notes →
What if your New Year's resolution this year was to let God love you? What if it was to let God be rich in mercy to you in a way that you've never let him before? How would that change the way you thought about this coming year? View Show Notes →
Feeling lonely, low, or even depressed during this holiday season? Author and pastor Dane Ortlund helps you to gain the genuine hope and guidance that comes straight out of the book of Psalms, and then rejuvenates your soul this Christmas. View Show Notes →
Why do I experience pain in life? Dane Ortlund offers answers to the hard, unavoidable reality that we as humans face in hurt and suffering. View Show Notes →
If we hide, we don' grow. Pastor Dane Ortlund asks us to get honest with God about who we really are by holding up our sins to the light View Show Notes →
How do we continue to grow spiritually? Dane Ortlund shares that we oftentimes think that we have to do more, but in reality it's often about doing less and going deeper in the gospel truth. View Show Notes →
Psalms For Christmas: a podcast miniseries from FamilyLife. Wishing for a fresh start lasting longer than, say… mid-February? For a new year, author Dane Ortlund fuels us with the lasting hope of Psalm 121. View Show Notes →
Psalms For Christmas: a podcast miniseries from FamilyLife. We decorate in December--but the truth behind Christmas celebration feeds an ecstatic life. Author Dane Ortlund explores what’s feast-worthy about Psalm 95. View Show Notes →
Psalms For Christmas: a podcast miniseries from FamilyLife. Psalms for Christmastime is a podcast mini-series from FamilyLife, hosted by Shelby Abbott with pastor and author Dane Ortlund. View Show Notes →
Psalms For Christmas: a podcast miniseries from FamilyLife. In “all I want for Christmas”, how can we revel in thankfulness? Author Dane Ortlund explores Psalms for Christmas--and a portrait of a grateful heart. View Show Notes →
It’s the most isolated time of the year. What does God tell us in a lonely Christmas? Author Dane Ortlund looks at Psalm 68’s quiet, hopeful comfort. View Show Notes →
Wondering, "Where is God in my pain?" Maybe He's closer than you think. Author Dane Ortlund digs deep into what God tells us about Himself—and what that means for our lowest, messiest, most desperate moments. View Show Notes →
In rough days, it's easy to see God as our #1 critic. Is He fighting for us—or fed up with us? Author Dane Ortlund examines whether God's adding the unbearable weight of perfection on top of our pain ... or if it's true His burden is light. View Show Notes →