Darrell Delaney

Co-host
Groundwork

Darrell Delaney joined Groundwork as a co-host in 2021. He also serves as Pastor at Madison Church, Square Campus in Grand Rapids, 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:

Ephesians: A Summary of the Gospel and What it Means for How We LiveJanuary 21 , 2022

Your Identity in Christ and Your Behavior

Discover why the Apostle Paul says believing in Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior should change your behavior, in all spheres of your life, and what this means for how we should live in our daily lives.

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Ephesians: A Summary of the Gospel and What it Means for How We LiveJanuary 14 , 2022

You Belong. Be Rooted in Christ’s Love.

Study Ephesians 3 to receive the Apostle Paul’s assurance that we belong in God’s family, that his promises are, indeed, for us, and to be blessed by his prayer for the Holy Spirit to root us in Christ’s love.

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Ephesians: A Summary of the Gospel and What it Means for How We LiveJanuary 7 , 2022

Life and Reconciliation in Christ

Paul seeks also to energize our faith in the midst of discouraging circumstances by unpacking the profound truth that in God's grace through Jesus Christ we can find justice, reconciliation, and belonging in God’s family.

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Ephesians: A Summary of the Gospel and What it Means for How We LiveDecember 31 , 2021

God's Plan and Spiritual Blessings

Find assurance that God has not abandoned us, but that he actively cares for his creation and provides his Holy Spirit to us as a seal that helps us trust that God is in control.

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Christmas Hope and the Women in Jesus' Family TreeDecember 24 , 2021

Christmas Hope: Mary and Christ's birth

Discover a God and a Savior who does not move away from our sin and pain, but instead comes alongside us in our Christmas reflection on Mary's story and Christ's birth.

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Christmas Hope and the Women in Jesus' Family TreeDecember 17 , 2021

Christmas Hope: Bathsheba

​Life is messy and filled with brokenness. Through Bathsheba’s story, we’ll remember why Jesus needed to come, seek the truth of God’s abundant forgiveness, and celebrate Jesus’ coming at Christmas.

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Christmas Hope and the Women in Jesus' Family TreeDecember 10 , 2021

Christmas Hope: Ruth

When the trials and challenges drag on with no end in sight, it’s easy to wonder if God cares. In our Advent reflection on Ruth's story, we're reminded that God does not forget his people and he brings those who are faithful into his family.

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Christmas Hope and the Women in Jesus' Family TreeDecember 3 , 2021

Christmas Hope: Rahab

Do you feel like you don't belong or that you're too messed up for God? Discover biblical truths about faith, deliverance, and belonging in our Advent reflection on Rahab’s story.

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Christmas Hope and the Women in Jesus' Family TreeNovember 26 , 2021

Christmas Hope: Tamar

​If you feel far from God this Christmas—or if you just need a reminder that nothing can separate you from his love—then join ​Groundwork for an Advent reflection on the story of Tamar.

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Jonah: A Story of God's Relentless Love and Abundant MercyNovember 19 , 2021

Jonah: Discovering God's Heart

Gain deeper insight into the heart of God, witness the stark contrast between our human tendencies and God’s sovereignty, and reflect on how we can respond to God’s relentless love and abundant mercy in our own lives today as we conclude our study of Jonah.

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Jonah: A Story of God's Relentless Love and Abundant MercyNovember 12 , 2021

Jonah: Doing God's Work

It doesn’t matter who we are, what we’ve done, or how inadequate we feel, God has a message of relentless love and abundant mercy for us to share with people who need to hear it.

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Jonah: A Story of God's Relentless Love and Abundant MercyNovember 5 , 2021

Jonah: Praying for God's Deliverance

In Jonah, we find encouragement for times of trouble, assurance of God’s constant presence, and a better understanding of the work of Jesus Christ.

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