Are Prophecy and Tongues Alive Today?

The Christian ministry is irreducibly supernatural. Even centrally supernatural.

So with the supernatural in mind, we sat down with John Piper to ask the hot-button questions. We started with speaking in tongues and with New Covenant prophecy and asked Piper to draw from his thirty-plus years of pastoral ministry to help get us oriented. Here’s what he said:

What is speaking in tongues?

In this seven-minute video, Piper explains his view on speaking in tongues, and what the place of tongues was in his pastoral ministry.

What is the gift of prophecy in the New Covenant?

In ten minutes, Piper discusses the difference between the role and function of prophecy in the Old Testament and how the New Testament describes the place and purpose of prophecy now, in the New Covenant.