Do You Feel Called to Teach?
In 1977 John Piper organized some advice for a group of college students who were considering a career in teaching biblical and theological studies.
The counsel includes the goal of teaching, the difficultly in teaching, and the personal traits that…Continue Reading
The Stupendous Reality of Being “in Christ Jesus”
Being “in Christ Jesus” is a stupendous reality. It is breathtaking what it means to be in Christ. United to Christ. Bound to Christ. If you are “in Christ” listen to what it means for you:
- In Christ Jesus you…
Putting the "Christian" in Christian Friendship
Is there anything distinctive about Christian friendship? What’s different about how two fellow followers of Jesus relate to each other, compared with two friends who don’t identify with Christ? Romans 15:2 helps us consider one essential component of what puts…Continue Reading
Since Christ Is All: Katie's Story
I recently finished up a discipleship course focusing on Jesus' call to follow him. Jesus' basic call to anyone who would follow after him demands everything from us:
If anyone comes to me and does not hate his own father…
Be Fascinated with Grace
WORLD Magazine Article on Desiring God in China
Five Ways to Fight Abortion and Serve the Unborn and Their Moms
Because of the amazing mercy of God described in Psalm 106 we can cry out with hope, “O Lord, help me when you save your people” (verse 4). And what does he help us do? Obtain the fullest blessing of…Continue Reading
Eight Ways to Live as Pro-Life Christians Under a Pro-Choice President
Here is my answer to the question, "How do pro-life Christians honor a pro-choice president?"
1. Humbling ourselves
We will honor you, Mr. President, by humbling ourselves under the mighty hand of God (1 Peter 5:6) and acknowledging…
It’s the Christian's Duty to Speak the Truth
Christians — people who bank their hopes on Jesus and spend time with Jesus and obey Jesus — should stand up in public and tell God's truth as they see it without worrying that secular listeners may not…