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Enjoy Your Possessions Before They Possess You

Tony Reinke
Enjoy Your Possessions Before They Possess You
So many people fail to enjoy their possessions because their possessions have possessed them. They’re so focused on money and all it can buy that they miss the goodness of the gifts. But God can free us to enjoy what he has given us to the fullest. Here are four ways he does it in the human heart.
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The Joy Project

Tony Reinke
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. We think of our chase for joy as a fundamental right — and it’s no surprise. By nature we are pleasure-seekers, though chronically unsuccessful at finding the type of joy that will endure…
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Truth in the Age of Cynicism

Tony Reinke
Truth in the Age of Cynicism
“The age of anxiety has given way to the age of cynicism,” recently wrote 30-year-old composer Mohammed Fairouz. “Among my generation, cynicism is no longer a bad word: it’s being celebrated, and often it’s mistaken for intelligence.” During World War…
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Good

John Piper, Denny Burk, Grant Castleberry, Christina Fox, Gloria Furman, David Mathis, Andy Naselli, Trillia Newbell, Jonathan Parnell, Tony Reinke, Courtney Reissig, Joe Rigney, Marshall Segal, Owen Strachan, and Brandon D. Smith
This book now appears in print under the title Designed for Joy: How the Gospel Impacts Men and Women, Identity and Practice. Christian complementarity is the conviction that God created men and woman as his image-bearers — equal in
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Designed for Joy

John Piper, Denny Burk, Grant Castleberry, Christina Fox, Gloria Furman, David Mathis, Andy Naselli, Trillia Newbell, Jonathan Parnell, Tony Reinke, Courtney Reissig, Joe Rigney, Marshall Segal, Owen Strachan, and Brandon D. Smith
Designed for Joy
It’s one of the most important — and controversial — topics of our time. God created men and women in his image — equal in value and complementary in roles. These distinctive roles are not the vestiges of a bygone…
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Four Promises for Our Breakups

Tony Reinke
Four Promises for Our Breakups
Relational breakups hurt. They hurt because we feel rejection from others, but they also hurt because they expose our personal flaws. When the anger subsides, we search inside to determine what about us failed to meet the expectations of a…
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All I Have Is Christ

Tony Reinke
All I Have Is Christ
It has become a classic to some, and a favorite to many, since its release in 2008. “All I Have Is Christ” was written by Jordan Kauflin and edited by his father. We asked them some questions about the writing of a modern-day classic.
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The Good Samaritan’s Smartphone and the Law of Love

Tony Reinke
The Good Samaritan’s Smartphone and the Law of Love
The statistics are as clear as a red stoplight on a dark night. Talking on the phone while driving makes you 4-times more likely to get into an accident. Texting while driving makes you 23-times more likely to get into…
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Six Wrong Reasons to Check Your Phone in the Morning

Tony Reinke
Six Wrong Reasons to Check Your Phone in the Morning
The problem comes when our phone is within arm’s reach and we grab it out of habit in our half-conscious state of sleep inertia — before our groggy eyes can even fully open.
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Newton on the Christian Life

Tony Reinke
Newton on the Christian Life
Through a careful study of scores of letters, Tony Reinke brings together Newton’s brilliant vision of the Christian life in one accessible place.
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Breaking Free from Insecurity

Tony Reinke
Breaking Free from Insecurity
It was one of the seven wonders in the ancient world, a must-see attraction, stunningly beautiful and majestic — the Taj Mahal of the first century. The Roman temple of Diana (or the temple of Artemis, as it was known…
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A (Very) Short Prayer for My Dullest Days

Tony Reinke
A (Very) Short Prayer for My Dullest Days
On the days when my heart feels dull, dry, and drowsy, I turn to one simple prayer from David in Psalm 51:12: “Restore to me the joy of your salvation, and uphold me with a willing spirit.”
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Pray for Nepal

Tony Reinke
Pray for Nepal
Saturday afternoon was a dark hour for the people of Nepal. The 7.9 earthquake struck hard, turning the houses into dust in seconds. The historical monumental buildings and some ancient temples were leveled to a stump. The highways were badly damaged. Pray and help are desperately needed.
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Smartphone Addiction and Our Spiritual ADD

Tony Reinke
Smartphone Addiction and Our Spiritual ADD
We surveyed 8,000 of you about your smartphone usage. You admitted your iPhone habits are unhealthy. Is that a problem?
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I Know (New Music Video)

Tony Reinke
I Know (New Music Video)
We are honored to launch the new studio video for “I Know” from our friends, Kings Kaleidoscope, off their album Becoming Who We Are. These lyrics pluck the strings of a deep ache inside each of us: Every
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Why God Is After Your Joy

Tony Reinke
Why God Is After Your Joy
Why is God so eager to pour his eternal blessing on people like us? It’s a question too many of us don’t really ask. Life often seems hard and stressful, and we grow blind to God’s present blessings and we…
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Lazy Busy

Tony Reinke
Lazy Busy
My children love the zoo. Surrounded by the concrete wilderness, there comes over them a sudden instinct to act and speak and even gyrate in ways that are animal-like. It’s an exercise in mimicry and communication. Children love connecting with…
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Facebook Obsession and the Anguish of Boredom

Tony Reinke
Facebook Obsession and the Anguish of Boredom
Unhealthy Facebook addiction flourishes because we fail to see the cost on our lives. So what are the consequences of boredom-induced compulsive behaviors? Here are three to consider.
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10 Questions on Dating with Matt Chandler

Tony Reinke
10 Questions on Dating with Matt Chandler
Matt Chandler is a husband, father, lead pastor at The Village Church in Dallas, and author of several books, including The Mingling of Souls: God’s Design for Love, Marriage, Sex, and Redemption. Matt was our recent guest on the…
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My Spouse Doesn’t Enjoy Sex

Tony Reinke
My Spouse Doesn’t Enjoy Sex
“Sex can be quite fun. So why do married couples have so little of it?” That was a question asked recently in a New York Times Op-Ed by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, a former quantitative analyst at Google. Based on the results…
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The Seven Deadly Sins

John Piper, Johnathon Bowers, David Mathis, Jason Meyer, Jonathan Parnell, Tony Reinke, and Joe Rigney
These short messages are from the Desiring God 2015 Conference for Pastors, in partnership with Bethlehem College & Seminary. Eleven other sessions are also available. You Can Say No to Porn: A Pleasure Greater Than Lust (John Piper) America’s…
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Why Do I Exist?

Tony Reinke
Why Do I Exist?
Am I failing at life? Am I succeeding? And why do I exist in the first place? These questions are huge, we all ask them, and thankfully the Bible helps us with answers in the form of a litmus test. …
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Lecrae Confesses Abortion, Invites Others into the Light

Tony Reinke
Lecrae Confesses Abortion, Invites Others into the Light
Lecrae shares his personal story of abortion on his album and in this interview. He recounts his sinful relationship with a past girlfriend, and the hope of the gospel.
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Killjoys

John Piper, Johnathon Bowers, Ryan Griffith, David Mathis, Jason Meyer, Jonathan Parnell, Tony Reinke, Joe Rigney, and Marshall Segal
Relentless romance. Fierce warfare. Superior pleasure. Our hearts were designed to enjoy a full and forever happiness, not the pitiful temporary pleasures for which we’re too prone to settle. Pride, envy, anger, sloth, greed, gluttony, and lust are woefully inadequate…
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I Want to Read a John Piper Book, but Where Should I Start?

Tony Reinke
I Want to Read a John Piper Book, but Where Should I Start?
Around here we love books: reading them, writing them, publishing them, promoting them. John Piper alone has authored over 50 titles. So I asked, in light of the overwhelming number of free books we host on the smorgasbord we call…
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