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Manhood Restored: An Interview with Eric Mason

Eric Mason and Tony Reinke
Our all-sufficient Savior is many things, including a perfect model of masculinity. This point is a significant theme in Eric Mason’s new book Manhood Restored: How the Gospel Makes Men Whole (B&H). Mason joined me to talk more about his…
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Gospel Peace in a Cluttered House

Tony Reinke
Frequent DG blog contributor Gloria Furman has a new book. Glimpses of Grace: Treasuring the Gospel in Your Home, is a book showcasing Gloria’s skill in applying the gospel to the everyday life of a wife and mother. Here’s…
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Gospel Peace in a Cluttered House

Gloria Furman and Tony Reinke
Frequent DG blog contributor Gloria Furman has a new book. Glimpses of Grace: Treasuring the Gospel in Your Home, is a book showcasing Gloria’s skill in applying the gospel to the everyday life of a wife and mother. Here’s…
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On Cussing and Interracial Marriage (Ask Pastor John)

Tony Reinke
Over the past two weeks we released nine new Ask Pastor John episodes, including milestone episode number 100. We also released two episodes which quickly generated over 25,000 plays (each) in the last week: an episode on cussing (…
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Spurgeon’s First Five Years in Ministry

Tony Reinke
The celebrated preacher Charles Spurgeon (1834–92) was converted at age 15. He preached his first sermon just after his 16th birthday. By age 18, he took his first pastorate in the country. And before turning 20, Spurgeon was pastoring in…
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Those Deleted Tweets

Tony Reinke
Monday night, in the wake of the devastating tornado in Oklahoma, John Piper posted two tweets at 11:00pm (CST). Both tweets quoted the first chapter of Job. He first cited Job 1:19, and then Job 1:20, and they were posted…
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The Bible as One Story

Tony Reinke
How does the Bible hold together into a single, cohesive story? It’s an important (and intimidating) question reserved for the discipline of biblical theology, an angle of scholarship that focuses on sections of Scripture, sometimes the whole of the…
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The Bible as One Story: An Interview with Thomas Schreiner

Tony Reinke and Thomas Schreiner
How does the Bible hold together into a single, cohesive story? It’s an important (and intimidating) question reserved for the discipline of biblical theology, an angle of scholarship that focuses on sections of Scripture, sometimes the whole of the…
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God’s Sovereignty and Personal Compassion in Public Tragedy

Tony Reinke
In light of various tragedies in the news, I asked Pastor John a few weeks ago how he personally reconciles what appears to be two conflicting responses when public tragedy occurs: (1) his compassion towards those who suffer and (2)…
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Behind the Blog: Good People

David Mathis, Jonathan Parnell, Tony Reinke, and Marshall Segal

How Introverted Pastors Love

Tony Reinke
MINNEAPOLIS — It’s no secret John Piper is an introvert. This week 75 pastors and ministry leaders gathered together as a local chapter of TGC Twin Cities to hear Pastor John share about his 33 years of ministry. One of…
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Why the Ascension of Jesus Matters

Tony Reinke
The ascension of Jesus is celebrated 40 days after his resurrection, the date when he departed from earth and returned bodily to heaven (Luke 24:50–53, Acts 1:9–11). On first glance, Jesus rising up in the clouds may seem like something…
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Ian and Larissa: One Year Later

Tony Reinke
Note: Click the CC button to watch this video with captions in 18 different languages. It’s been one year since we released this video, very simply titled: “The Story of Ian and Larissa.” The response was (and continues to be)…
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C. S. Lewis, Panhandlers, and Laziness (Ask Pastor John)

Tony Reinke
C.S. Lewis, panhandlers, and laziness: these are all themes from this week's lineup of Ask Pastor John podcast episodes. Three episodes focus on C. S. Lewis and the fall DG national conference: "The Romantic Rationalist: God, Life, and Imagination in…
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Meaning and Metaphor

Tony Reinke
Sometimes spiritual truth is best communicated through the imagination, and I think this explains why the book of Revelation includes war tales of red dragons and multi-headed beasts — those nasty creatures are a great way to embody evil and…
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Meaning and Metaphor: An Interview with Douglas Wilson

Tony Reinke and Douglas Wilson
Sometimes spiritual truth is best communicated in straightforward prose, and sometimes spiritual truth is best communicated through the imagination. The imagination was designed by God as one way we receive truth, and I think this explains why the book of…
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The Tuning Fork of the Soul

Tony Reinke
Successful Christian living is very much about steadiness and consistency, about firm resolve and steadfast endurance. There’s more to the Christian life, but these remain certain marks of God’s Spirit at work. And yet we feel the circumstances of life…
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In God We Joy

Tony Reinke
Our joy in God is bound up with our trust in God. The two cannot be separated — not ever. Trust is the backbone of joy. And joy is the outflow of trust in one who is fully Trustworthy. We…
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How Far Is Too Far Before Marriage?

Tony Reinke
Five new episodes of the Ask Pastor John podcast were released this week. Here's a list of brief excerpts from each episode (click on the titles to listen). How Far Is Too Far Before Marriage? (Episode 73): I would say…
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When the Bombs Exploded in Boston

Tony Reinke
Word of the Boston bombings hit Twitter before they hit CNN or any other news network. And as the video clips of the bombings began to emerge, my heart responded in shock and horror. Our hearts are wired to respond…
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