What Is Christian Hedonism?

John Piper
What is Christian Hedonism? John Piper has used the short phrase for years to describe how our joy in God makes much of God. In other words, God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him. In ten minutes, he explains where that idea came from, and why he believes it is biblical. Continue Reading

Your Bible Is a Mine, Not a Museum

Jon Bloom
If we read Bible stories like museum exhibits, always viewing them fairly quickly and then moving to the next display, our grasp tends to remain rather superficial. We might think that we’ve seen pretty much all that there is to see. But when we mine them, we find these stories laced with treasures. Continue Reading

Jonathan Edwards and His Angry God

John Piper
If people’s hearts are ultimately governed by God, how can God find fault with their hardness and rejection? In this lab, John Piper looks to Jonathan Edwards to understand why the judgment of God is essential for our fullest knowledge of him, and therefore our fullest enjoyment of him. Continue Reading

Give Your Suitor Some Grace

Elizabeth Wann
I was hard on men, and it served me well at weeding out the bad ones in the dating world. But it also held me back from going forward with the good ones. My lack of graciousness was my Achilles’ heel — the one place of weakness and vulnerability amidst my strength and pride. Continue Reading