Blog Posts by Stefan Green
My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, from the words of my groaning? (Psalm 22:1)
Adam and Corrie Hull were given Brooklyn, an amazing little girl.
For 118 days.
She was born with a rare disease — a third 18th chromosome in every cell of her body that wouldn’t allow for a long life on this earth. That is how…Continue Reading
How Great Thou Art
Jimmy Needham didn’t grow up in the church, and he didn’t know anything about old hymns. He wasn’t actually introduced to them until he was in college. And that’s when he fell in love.
In this short video, Jimmy performs the classic “How Great Thou Art.”
More music from Desiring God:
Why We (Should) Love Hymns (video with Jimmy Needham)
Update on Ian and Larissa
Three years ago, I was part of a small film crew that had the privilege of meeting Ian and Larissa Murphy at their home in Pennsylvania. Ian and Larissa were newly married, despite Ian’s traumatic brain injury in 2006. They were kind enough to let us tell their story.
When I think about that time I spent with Ian and Larissa, one thing stands out the clearest: their love for…Continue Reading
Jesus Is Better Than Porn
There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. (Romans 8:1)
These words from the apostle Paul are the heartbeat to Jimmy Needham’s song “Forgiven and Loved,” written in the aftermath of a decade-long battle with pornography. Year after year, shame ruled Jimmy’s life until he experienced, at life-changing depth, a simple, glorious truth: Jesus is better.
In this short video, Jimmy talks about…Continue Reading
The Gospel Shadow of Adoption: Amos’s Story
I was once an orphan with no hope, no purpose, no aim, but God in his kindness . . .
These words are true for all of us who are now in Jesus by faith. Oh how easy it is to forget it, and shy away from coming to a deep understanding of what it means to be an orphan, and what it means to be adopted, to be rescued,…Continue Reading
Jesus and Cerebal Palsy
Jesus means everything to me. My life is worship.
Often we Christians throw around phrases like these, once full of meaning, but now uttered with too much flippancy and routine. But Rodger Frournoy, Jr. talks like this because he means it with all of his body and soul.
When I hear Rodger talk about what it’s like to live with cerebral palsy, and what Jesus means to him in the…Continue Reading
Top 10 Videos of the Second Quarter
With the coming of July is the closing of 2013’s second quarter, and we thought it would be a good time to check the stats and serve up for you Desiring God’s ten most-played videos from April to June.Continue Reading
Our Top 25 Videos This Year (So Far)
The first signs of spring are here in Minneapolis. The sun is shining, the snow is melting, and Old Man Winter is packing his bags.
As we enter a new season, we thought we would pause and take a look back at the 25 videos you played the most in the first quarter of 2013.
We pray that these videos would encourage and bless you rain or shine, warm or…Continue Reading
Our Top 12 Videos of 2012
At Desiring God, we love creating resources and telling stories that encourage, challenge, equip, and inspire the saints to live lives supremely glorifying to God. Video has become a powerful and easily shareable medium on the Web. With this is mind, Desiring God has invested in producing videos that attempt to tell stories of hope, unfold Scripture, cast vision, and spread a passion for Jesus. Here are the twelve videos…Continue Reading