The Many Motivators for Personal Holiness

The Lord has given his children a variety of motivations for how and why we pursue personal holiness, a point that Kevin DeYoung makes in our recent discussion over his new book The Hole in Our Holiness: Filling the Gap Between Gospel Passion and the Pursuit of Godliness (Crossway, 2012). I began by asking Kevin about one model of sanctification that builds almost exclusively from justification in this 4-minute clip:


Kevin DeYoung is a plenary speaker at our National Conference (coming up later this week). Visit the event page to learn more and register while there’s still time.

Here’s a full list of clips from our 7-part interview series with Kevin DeYoung on The Hole In Our Holiness

Tony Reinke is a content strategist and staff writer for Desiring God and the author of Lit! A Christian Guide to Reading Books (2011) and John Newton on the Christian Life: To Live Is Christ (2015). He hosts the Ask Pastor John and Authors on the Line podcasts, and lives in the Twin Cities with his wife and their three children. He also blogs at tonyreinke.com.