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Articles on Ministry

Institutions: Hazardous and Helpful

by John Piper

Is it God’s will revealed in Scripture to advance the influence of biblical truth through human institutions?

Between Resignation and Triumphalism

by John Piper

Neither resignation nor triumphalism is a safe place to live and minister.

What Keeps Me Going

by John Piper

John Piper's life as a pastor hangs on his people's firm and growing stand in the Lord.

Saving Babies and Saving Sinners

by John Piper

The diversity of Christ's church is what allows for the diversity of ministries that the world so desperately needs.

Irving Hetherington, Self-Pity and Service

by John Piper

Put the pressures of your life into missionary perspective and lose the self-pity.

Calling for a Ministry to the Deaf

by John Piper

How can the church reach out to the millions of people in this world who are deaf?

Blessed Brooding About Bethlehem

by John Piper

What might a church's ministry become if its members served for years on end?

Here It Is, Emily—Just Like I Said

by John Piper

Many of our church's shut-ins are brimming with stories of the goodness of God.

Tillapaugh Reverberations

by John Piper

Six possible responses after reading The Church Unleashed.