Gospel Ambition: Advancing Gospel Glory Deep + Wide
Jan 30, 2017
Watch replay (not final-cut) video of the main sessions of the Bethlehem 2017 Conference for Pastors + Church Leaders.
The Best of 2016
Dec 30, 2016
ICYMI, some of our most viewed and shared resources from 2016 — articles, books, Piper messages, Ask Pastor John, Look at the Book, and video.
Resources on the Birth of Christ
Dec 25, 2016
Browse some of our favorite articles for making much of Christ at Christmas.
Pages and Pages of Joy
New Books from Desiring God
Nov 25, 2016
If you are looking for God-centered, gospel-rich, joy-filled books to give to loved ones this Christmas, we’ve published several new books in the last year.
Resources to Help us Remember
Oct 31, 2016
On October 31, 1517, a little-known German monk came knocking on the church door at Wittenberg. Browse Reformation Day resources from Desiring God.
Trick or Treat?
God-Centered Resources for Halloween
Oct 27, 2016
Halloween is not a threat. It’s an opportunity. Browse God-centered resources from Desiring God to help you make the most of Halloween.
Sep 15, 2016
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Watch the Desiring God Conference
Jan 25, 2016
Watch the live stream of the Desiring God Conferences.
Jan 15, 2016
Thank you for your interest in sharing our resources and helping us fulfill our mission to help people everywhere understand and embrace the truth that God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him.
Spread the Word for Christmas
New Titles from Desiring God
Nov 27, 2015
Next to the Bible, perhaps the most enduringly valuable gifts you can give this Christmas are books soaked in God and his grace. Printed books wrap well, and can be life-changing and soul-saving, and more.
Good Guest Writing at Desiring God
Fifteen Example Contributions
Oct 1, 2014
Guidelines for guest contributors, with fifteen of our favorite guest articles to Desiring God (as of August 2014)
7 Reasons to Love and Study the Book of Ruth
Jan 6, 2010
John Piper's brand new book “A Sweet and Bitter Providence” is an exploration of the book of Ruth.
Update on John Piper's Writing Leave
Mar 10, 2009
John Piper has been on writing leave for about five weeks and has three more. Here's a 4-question interview on how it's going What have you finished so far? I have completed a manuscript titled Seek It Like Silver: The…
Serving God by Serving Others
Apr 30, 2008
When we work as unto the Lord we serve others even more excellently than if serving them were our main goal. Working as unto the Lord does not mean serving God instead of other people Paul tells slaves to obey…
I’m Not That Kind of Sinner, Am I?
Apr 14, 2008
I often justify my anger by telling myself that I’m not like the person I’m angry at. If someone gives me the finger for no good reason while I’m driving, I instantly feel like I have a right to be…
6 Reasons Pastors Should Blog
Mar 31, 2008
In this article I want to convince as many pastors as possible to sit down and start a blog today. If I can’t convince them, then I want to convince churchgoers to hound their pastor until he does OK…
Documentary: John Piper and His Dad
Mar 6, 2008
This is the 1-year anniversary of my dad's dad dying. So I thought it would be a good day to commemorate him through this 10-minute video that was made for the pastors conference last month.
Listening to God Through Other People
Feb 20, 2008
When I am most affected by being forgiven, it is often by my wife’s forgiveness of me, or by my parents’ forgiveness in the past, or even the simple way that my 3-year-old forbears this impatient father without a thought…
Livingstone on "A Common Word"
Feb 11, 2008
A couple weeks ago, we posted John Piper's thoughts on the Yale response to "A Common Word." A few days later, we posted some thoughts from Rick Love, one of the signatories of Yale's Christian response. Then…
My Introduction to My Dad's Message
Feb 7, 2008
When I have to speak in front of a lot of people, I feel the way I imagine I would if I were jumping out of a helicopter. It's just not natural—at least that's what my body tells me…
Abortion Creates a Mission Field
Jan 30, 2008
Sometimes I fall into thinking of abortion as an American issue, or worse, an American political issue. Most of the stats I read, after all, are about abortions in this country. And when I consider voting for a candidate, one…
One Reason to Give Is to Get
Dec 21, 2007
I’m a bit of a Scrooge when it comes to Christmas time gift giving. Sometimes I feel like if you’re going to spend $25 on me and I’m going to spend $25 on you, then let’s just do nothing and…