Our Top Videos of 2013

Collectively viewed more than two million times in 2013, these videos garnered attention, some for controversy, others for comfort. Some display moving song-writing, hip hop, and poetry. A couple are the compelling stories of God’s grace and power at work in believers’ lives. Several are Pastor John’s counsel for difficult questions facing millions around the world, like homosexuality, spiritual gifts, and the prosperity gospel.

Because these videos have helped so many, we’ve collected them here for you at the end of another year. We pray something here will prepare you for what God is bringing your way in 2014.

Though You Slay Me (Shane & Shane, feat. Piper)

Drafted: Why Chris Norman Said No to the NFL

The Calvinist

Pastor John, What Is Speaking in Tongues?

Lecrae Raps the Gospel in One Minute

Yearn (Shane & Shane)

Lecrae Explains True Manhood

Pastor John, Have You Exorcized a Demon?


Also, these enduring videos from previous years were three of our highest viewed during 2013:

The Story of Ian and Larissa

Why I Abominate the Prosperity Gospel

Pastor John, Why Is Homosexuality Wrong?


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Marshall Segal (@MarshallSegal) is executive assistant to John Piper, a graduate of Bethlehem College & Seminary in Minneapolis, and regularly writes on the topics of singleness and dating.