Featured Resources by Tony Reinke

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The Role of the Psalms in the Life of the Church

Tony Reinke and Gordon Wenham
The Book of Psalms is an amazing gift to the church. Says John Piper, “The Psalms, more intentionally than any other book of the Bible, is designed to carry, express, and shape our emotions, to give vent to them —…
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John Piper’s Gestures

Tony Reinke
John Piper’s preaching gestures are quickly becoming legendary. There’s now a whole website dedicated to animated clips of his best preaching gestures. So this week we asked Pastor John two gesture questions. In episode 49, we asked him about…
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A Theater Called Holy Week

Tony Reinke
How did C. S. Lewis bungle The Chronicles of Narnia? For some critics, a major flaw is the way he interrupts the flow of the story by butting into the story as the narrator. You may remember it is Lewis…
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Young, Restless, and Reformed — Five Years Later

Tony Reinke
Five years ago this month journalist Collin Hansen published his first book: Young, Restless, Reformed: A Journalist’s Journey with the New Calvinists (Crossway, 2008). True to its title, the book is a travelogue of Collin’s journey across the country documenting…
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Young, Restless, and Reformed Five Years Later: An Interview with Collin Hansen

Collin Hansen and Tony Reinke
Five years ago this month journalist Collin Hansen published his first book: Young, Restless, Reformed: A Journalist’s Journey with the New Calvinists (Crossway, 2008). True to its title, the book is a travelogue of Collin’s journey across the country documenting…
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The Day God Disciplined John Piper with a Kiss

Tony Reinke
I know God disciplines me, because the Bible tells me so, but how do I know when I am personally experiencing God’s discipline for my sin? This question surfaced this week on the Ask Pastor John podcast. In part of…
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Love to the Uttermost (Free eBook for Holy Week)

Tony Reinke
Today we launch a new devotional eBook, Love to the Uttermost: Devotional Readings for Holy Week. Beginning Palm Sunday (March 24) through Easter Sunday (March 31), we invite you to join us in focusing on the self-giving love of…
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How Do I Help My Friends Stay Satisfied in God?

Tony Reinke
Pastor John recently tweeted, “Christian relationships have this as their goal: to help each other stay satisfied in God.” To learn more about how this gets worked out in practice, we asked him. In part, he said this: It comes…
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The Infallible Pilot

Tony Reinke
In the fall of 1782, a 57-year-old man walked the docks of Deptford, a South London port on the Thames river. Thirty miles inland from the sea, the port was the home of the Royal Navy Dockyards, and the man…
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Do My Prayers Make a Difference?

Tony Reinke
Of the five Ask Pastor John podcasts released this week, none was more played than episode 37 — “A Theology of Prayer in 3 Minutes.” Pastor John set personal prayer into the context of God’s unfolding redemptive plan…
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Getting Real with Personal Sin (Interview with Matt Chandler)

Tony Reinke
Why is our first inclination to run our sins into the dark shadows and hide like Adam tucked up against a tree trunk? We find it natural to hide our sins, even as Christians, but such an act contradicts our…
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Getting Real with Personal Sin: An Interview with Matt Chandler

Matt Chandler and Tony Reinke
Why is our first inclination to run our sins into the dark shadows and hide like Adam tucked up against a tree trunk? We find it natural to hide our sins, even as Christians, but such an act contradicts our…
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Ask Pastor John (Weekly Digest)

Tony Reinke
This week we released episodes 29–33 in the Ask Pastor John podcast. We began the week with an artist's question about the value of art. In episode 29 Pastor John offered a theology of art in five minutes. In part…
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Hospitality on Mission

Tony Reinke
Rosaria Champagne Butterfield shared her unlikely conversion story with us on the previous Authors on the Line podcast. We might have expected a Pauline conversion experience — perhaps a flash of light or an audible voice from heaven — but…
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Hospitality on Mission: An Interview with Rosaria Champagne Butterfield

Rosaria Champagne Butterfield and Tony Reinke
Rosaria Champagne Butterfield shared her unlikely conversion story with us on the previous Authors on the Line podcast. We might have expected a Pauline conversion experience — perhaps a flash of light from heaven or an audible voice — but…
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From Radical Lesbian to Redeemed Christian

Tony Reinke
In 1999, Rosaria Champagne Butterfield was a tenured English professor at Syracuse University, a skeptic of all things Christian, and in a committed lesbian relationship. Her academic specialty was Queer Theory, a postmodern form of gay and lesbian studies. Today…
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From Radical Lesbian to Redeemed Christian: An Autobiographical Interview with Rosaria Champagne Butterfield

Rosaria Champagne Butterfield and Tony Reinke
In 1999, Rosaria Champagne Butterfield was a tenured English professor at Syracuse University, a skeptic of all things Christianity, and in a committed lesbian relationship. Her academic specialty was Queer Theory, a postmodern form of gay and lesbian studies. Today…
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Encountering the Living Christ in Personal Devotions

Tony Reinke
This week we released episodes 24–28 in the Ask Pastor John podcast. In one of those new episodes we asked John Piper a question about personal Bible reading: must we come away from our Bible reading with a life application…
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Christian Hedonism and the Challenge of Depression

Tony Reinke
It was another full week in the Ask Pastor John podcast series, and we covered a few of the more difficult questions of Christian Hedonism. First, we asked Pastor John whether there are times in the Christian life when…
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Safety Is a Myth

Tony Reinke
Recently Pastor John released his short book Risk Is Right, a significantly expanded version of a chapter originally published in Don't Waste Your Life. In Risk Is Right, Pastor John claims the so-called safety we seek to…
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Enjoying God’s Beatific Beauty

Tony Reinke
“How good is God,” wrote Jonathan Edwards, “that he has created man for this very end, to make him happy in the enjoyment of himself, the Almighty, who was happy from the days of eternity in himself … that he…
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