Desiring God's "Whatever You Can Afford Policy"

At Desiring God we value radical generosity. We love to give, believing the Apostle Paul’s words (quoting Jesus), “It is more blessed to give than to receive” (Acts 20:35). We love blessing you with God-centered, Christ-exalting resources—even if your financial situation makes it difficult for you to afford them at this time.

One of the ways that radical generosity is expressed at Desiring God is through the expansive amount of free resources—audio, video, and online books—on our website. We want you to use these resources freely, and help us share them with others.

This value also drives our Whatever-You-Can-Afford policy (WYCA). Under this policy, if you would like a resource that you cannot afford, please contact us by phone, email, or letter. You may receive a limit of two John Piper resources per month, not to exceed $25.

Unfortunately, due to the high cost of shipping, we are not able to extend the Whatever You Can Afford policy internationally. Please remember that the WYCA policy is not a “free book of the month” program.

Honoring the spirit of radical generosity, please only request resources intended for your personal growth. If, in the future, the Lord provides you with excess funds, please prayerfully consider contributing to Desiring God's work, but do not feel any obligation to do so.

We do also ask that you inquire on your own behalf and not on behalf of others. If you know someone who could benefit from this policy, please encourage them to contact us.

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