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…Continue Reading
Blog Posts on Life of the Mind
Early this year, World Magazine published a brief update on the life of Elisabeth Elliot, a Christian woman widely respected for her sacrifices to advance global missions. She turns 88 next Sunday.
Elisabeth is well known for being married to…Continue Reading
At Desiring God I cherish being surrounded by co-laborors and online friends who treasure great books, and who eagerly celebrate and share the most noteworthy titles as they come along.
In 2014, delicious non-fiction Christian titles ran off presses like…Continue Reading
John Piper reviews Marilynne Robinson’s latest novel...Continue Reading
Here are a few November book recommendations (or maybe some Christmas gift ideas) to feed your brain. None are new, but all are important and nourishing.Continue Reading
If you’re like me, book recommendations are always welcome. So here are a few books that have been food for my brain (and heart) this year. . .Continue Reading
Why is reading so important to Christianity?
How is the Internet changing the way we read?
How can we become better readers?
These questions, and other critical topics about literacy, were addressed by Desiring God’s own Tony Reinke in an…Continue Reading
Choose this day whom you will serve. (Joshua 24:15)
High school graduation is a rite of passage unlike any other. You move from being treated like a child (legally) to being counted an adult, both in society and in any…Continue Reading
Doctrine is for the sake of delight. Christian theology does not exist for its own sake, but for our desiring and enjoying Christ.
Simply put, the mind is meant to serve the heart. Thinking serves feeling. God gave us the…Continue Reading
On one level, reading the works of P.G. Wodehouse provides its own justification — provided you are looking to justify the reading of light comedy at the beach. But who actually needs to justify that kind of thing? To consume…Continue Reading