Blog Posts by Jon Bloom

Hopeful Post-Christmas Melancholy

Jon Bloom

Each year Christmas night finds members of my family feeling some melancholy. After weeks of anticipation, the Christmas celebrations have flashed by us and are suddenly gone. And we’re left standing, watching the Christmas taillights and music fade into the…

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5 Helpful Prayers

Jon Bloom

Here are 5 “Ds” that I have made part of my daily prayers:

Whatever it takes, Lord, give me...

  • Delight in you as the greatest treasure of my heart.

    Delight in the Lord and he will give you the desires…
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A Tribute to DG's Forerunners

Jon Bloom

This week Olive Nelson passed away at age 94. Olive and her husband, Arnie, were members of Bethlehem for decades until 1994. From 1978 to 1994 (16 years), Arnie and Olive faithfully operated Bethlehem’s tape ministry as volunteers. They diligently…

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Goodbye to Matt Perman

Jon Bloom

It is with a mixture of sadness, deep gratitude, and joyful trust in the sovereignty of God that I inform you that Matt Perman, our Director of Internet Strategies, is leaving the staff of Desiring God.

Matt first joined the…

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