Darrell Delaney

Co-host
Groundwork

Darrell Delaney joined Groundwork as a co-host in 2021. He also serves as Director of Spiritual Formation with Campus Ministry at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. He earned his Master of Divinity and Graduate Certificate of Urban Pastoral Ministry from Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan. He also holds a Master of Theology from Calvin Theological Seminary in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Darrell considers it his life’s calling to create and facilitate life-giving environments where all people can thrive and grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ.

Darrell and his wife, Kia, have three children. He enjoys spending time with family, walking, reading, basketball, chess, and video games.

Recent Episodes featuring Darrell Delaney:

The Cast of ChristmasNovember 25 , 2022

The Magi: A Reminder that Jesus Came for All Nations

Contemplating what the presence of the Magi means and examining our hearts in the light of this truth is fitting for Advent and prepares our hearts well to once again celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.

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Ezekiel: A Message of Judgment and HopeNovember 18 , 2022

Dry Bones and God's Promises of Restoration

Study the hope-filled imagery of Ezekiel's restorative visions to be assured that our condition is not hopeless and we can trust God's promise to restore us once again.

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Ezekiel: A Message of Judgment and HopeNovember 11 , 2022

Understanding God's Judgment

By studying God's judgments on Israel in the book of Ezekiel, we can learn about the character of God and better understand where God’s judgment comes from, what it means, why it’s necessary, and why it’s also a source of grace.

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Ezekiel: A Message of Judgment and HopeNovember 4 , 2022

God's Presence with His People

Studying Ezekiel's vision of God's glory departing from Israel's midst gives us the opportunity to reflect on the relationship between our behavior and God’s reputation, and it reminds us that God does not leave us without hope.

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Ezekiel: A Message of Judgment and HopeOctober 28 , 2022

Dramatic Messages from God

God goes to great lengths to get the attention of his people. Studying Ezekiel's verbal and dramatic visual messages reminds us of the consequences of sin and rebellion, helps us understand why it must be this way, and shows us God's broken, but persistent heart.

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Ezekiel: A Message of Judgment and HopeOctober 21 , 2022

Called to be God's Prophet

By studying the story of Ezekiel's call to ministry, we can learn from Ezekiel’s experience and discuss what it means to be called, to be a prophet, and to speak truth in a hostile context. All while we’ll also examine our own hearts by asking: Are we receptive to God’s truth or rebellious like Israel?

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The Sermon on the Mount: Famous Teachings of JesusSeptember 23 , 2022

Jesus Teaches about Entering God's Kingdom, False Prophets, and Strong Foundations

Join us in studying Jesus' warnings to enter through the narrow gate, to watch out for false prophets, and to be like a wise man who builds his house on a rock, and together we’ll come to better understand how to recognize the distractions and lies of our world and gain strength to weather the storms of life.

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The Sermon on the Mount: Famous Teachings of JesusSeptember 16 , 2022

Jesus Teaches about Money, Worry, and Judging People

Study Jesus’ caution and instruction so that we might keep ourselves ever aligned with God’s kingdom priorities lest money, worry, or our judgment of others lead us away from God.

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The Sermon on the Mount: Famous Teachings of JesusSeptember 9 , 2022

The Lord's Prayer: Jesus Teaches Us How to Pray

Learn to pray like Jesus so that we can better nurture this spiritual habit and cultivate a healthy relationship and strong communication with our God.

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The Sermon on the Mount: Famous Teachings of JesusSeptember 2 , 2022

“You Have Heard it Said”: Jesus Teaches Us How to Understand God's Law

Let’s study Jesus’ explanation of God’s law to gain a deeper understanding of both the letter and the heart of God’s law.

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The Sermon on the Mount: Famous Teachings of JesusAugust 26 , 2022

Salt and Light: A Kingdom Perspective on Jesus' Followers in the World

Using the images of salt and light, Jesus tells us our value and our potential as he sees it and who we are as God's people in the world.

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The Sermon on the Mount: Famous Teachings of JesusAugust 19 , 2022

The Beatitudes: A Kingdom Perspective on People who are Blessed

Jesus corrects our understanding of who is blessed and teaches us how we should be…or become…if we want to reflect the kingdom of God in our own lives.

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