Featured Resources by Jonathan Parnell

Articles by Jonathan Parnell

A Clear Job Description: Date Your Wife

Jonathan Parnell

We recently sat down with Justin Buzzard, lead pastor of Garden City Church in Silicon Valley, to discuss book, Date Your Wife. We diced up the interview into a handful of segments that we'll be featuring over the next…

Arrow

How Romans 8 Helps Trip Lee

Jonathan Parnell

Trip Lee explained in an interview this Spring how hip hop is a genre of music uniquely suited to wield the Word in our fight against sin. So it's no surprise that his new album is saturated with Scripture. And…

Arrow

Only One Life: Focus on the Text

Jonathan Parnell

I would not write it this way today.

That is one of John Piper’s reflections almost forty years later on his 1974 dissertation, Love Your Enemies, just republished by Crossway. It has to do with how he approached the…

Arrow

Free Download of John Piper's Oldest (and Newest) Book

Jonathan Parnell

One addition to Crossway's republication of Love Your Enemies is a new preface from John Piper in which he explains why this book is a monument to God's mercy and faithfulness. He writes,

Monuments are usually built much later than…

Arrow

Pastors, Politics, and the American Republic

Jonathan Parnell

For those reading from the States, today is Independence Day, the peak of America's summer. So in the midst of cookouts and fireworks, let's do a quick dial back to the founders.

America and its founders. Now that's a…

Arrow

20 Quotes from Date Your Wife

Jonathan Parnell

I recently asked Justin Buzzard how he would sum up his new book in less than ten seconds. "If you want to change a marriage, change the man," he replied, "and Jesus changes the man."

Simple and straightforward, Date Your

Arrow

The Gospel in Two Minutes

Jonathan Parnell

Earlier this Spring we had the chance to hear from Trip Lee on his new album and its connection to the gospel and on-the-ground sanctification. In this video he explains the gospel in two minutes.


More Videos from Trip Lee

Arrow

100 Quotes from You on Sanctification

Jonathan Parnell

Without further ado . . . the randomly selected winner of the quote contest is Andrew Donth, who shared some Spurgeon with us. Here's the quote:

Charles Spurgeon: "If he gives you the grace to make you believe, he will…

Arrow

YouVersion Releases Daily Devotional from John Piper

Jonathan Parnell

The YouVersion Bible app recently reached 50 million downloads. A true leader in the market, they provide a free Bible app in over 144 languages, are ranked as the first Bible app on iTunes, and have a 5-star rating based…

Arrow

Hip Hop and the Fight Against Sin

Jonathan Parnell

Earlier this Spring we had the chance to hear from Trip Lee on his new album and its connection to on-the-ground sanctification. In this two-minute video, he explains how hip hop is uniquely suited to address believers' fight against…

Arrow

Send Us a Quote, Win Some Books

Jonathan Parnell

Books don't change lives, sentences do.

In an early sermon at Bethlehem, John Piper explains that sometimes the most life-altering insight from reading is concentrated in a sentence or two. It happens when in the midst of plodding along we…

Arrow

Your Pastor Is Not Your Political Activist

Jonathan Parnell

This excerpt from John Piper begins as the 43:44 mark of his most recent sermon.

Here's the transcript:

Don’t press the organization of the church or her pastors into political activism. Pray that the church and her ministers would feed…

Arrow

The Good News for All Sinners

Jonathan Parnell

This excerpt from John Piper begins as the 24:03 mark of this week's sermon.

Here's the transcript:

The good news of Jesus is that God saves heterosexual sinners and homosexual sinners who trust Jesus, by counting them righteous because…

Arrow

When Silence Is the Real Hate

Jonathan Parnell

This excerpt from John Piper begins as the 21:53 mark of this week's sermon.

Here's the transcript:

Therefore, it would contradict love and contradict the gospel of Jesus to approve homosexual practice, whether by silence, or by endorsing so-called…

Arrow

Where Same-Sex Attraction Originates; and Where It Ends

Jonathan Parnell

This excerpt from John Piper begins as the 10:52 mark of this week's sermon.

Here's the transcript:

Same-sex desires and same-sex orientation are part of our broken and disordered sexuality owing to the God’s subjection of the created order to futility because…

Arrow

11 Truths John Piper Learned from His Father

Jonathan Parnell

In a Father's Day sermon in 2005 John Piper shared eleven "precious truths" his father had imparted to him — truths, he explained, that were no mere transmission of information, but involved a whole life that demonstrated what was taught.

Arrow

Behind the Blog: Octavius Ain't Pretty

Jonathan Parnell

As Mathis says, "Octavius Winslow ain't pretty, but he changed Tony's life." In this episode of Behind the Blog, we talk about Tony's recent post at The Gospel Coalition, awkwardness in sharing the gospel, and some upcoming resources, including…

Arrow

Jay and Katrina Didn't Waste Their Lives

Jonathan Parnell

Jay Erickson thought about death. He and his wife Katrina, along with their two little girls, moved in next to a bush hospital in Zambia earlier this year where he wrote they could "hear quite clearly the wails of mourning…

Arrow

When God's Wrath Is Your Comfort

Jonathan Parnell

God is so great that he sees every detail of our planet all the time. And God is so just that there is not a single injustice which doesn't infuriate him. So if he knows everything and hates all that's…

Arrow

What the Bible Says About Sanctification

Jonathan Parnell

Sanctification is important. It's deep (as in cosmic), and it's personal (as in it's about God's work in you). But what exactly does it mean?

Sam Storms helps us with this short explanation:

________

Recent Articles:

Arrow

Sex Is Profound

Jonathan Parnell

Marriage is profound, as Paul tells us in Ephesians 5:32. It is a mystery. Two become one. The depths of what this is really about transcend the definitions of any government. It refers to Christ and the church.

John…

Arrow

Behind the Blog with Mathis's Wife's Sister's Husband's Cousin's Wife

Jonathan Parnell

In this special edition of Behind the Blog, David and Tony sit down with Rachel Jones to talk about her posts in the new "Grace at Home" column (you'll soon understand the title).

Rachel and her husband Tom live in…

Arrow

When the Gospel Comes to Life

Jonathan Parnell

The gospel rightly, thoughtfully, and in biblical faithfulness expounded, will not only win sinners to Christ but it will also shape the lives of Christians to greater conformity to Jesus.

Don Carson explains in this five-minute video:

________

Related Article:

Arrow