Children Are a Blessing from God — All Children
Burdensome. Sad. Relentless. Hopeless.
These words are attached to disability. And often they are used to "justify" aborting babies with disabilities.
The perceived low quality of life of the child and the unknown-but-assumed hardships that would be placed on the…Continue Reading
Confession of Sin Endears Christ to the Soul
Confession of sin endears Christ to the soul. If I say I am a sinner, how precious will Christ's blood be to me! After Paul has confessed a body of sin, he breaks forth into a gratulatory triumph…
One Thing the 9/11 Terrorists Got Right
The 9/11 terrorists were governed by what they believed about their future. That’s the way it should be. But if the future you envision is wrong, you will be shocked when you die.
The terrorists believed that the instant they…Continue Reading
Longing for the Muslim World on 9/11
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John Piper on 9/11
With the tenth anniversary of 9/11 this Sunday, consider these resources from Pastor John:
- A Service of Sorrow, Self-Humbling, and Steady Hope in Our Savior and King, Jesus Christ
- Terrorism, Justice, and Loving Our Enemies
- How Shall We Minister to People…
9/11 — The Day Death Became Real
C. S. Lewis's words from his classic essay “Learning in War-Time," written during World War II, captured some of the powerful effect 9/11 had on those of us living half a century later.
There is no question of death or…
What Should We Do About Unanswered Prayer?
In this video, Francis Chan shares about how he responds to unanswered prayer:
Other videos from Francis Chan —
- Do You Feel Distant from God?
- Francis Chan on Making Disciples and Knowing Christ
- Francis Chan's Question on Which Is Worse
Serve In the Shadow God Places You
“Andrew. Oh! You’re Simon Peter’s brother, aren’t you?”
Andrew must have gotten used to that. Even the New Testament introduces him as “Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother” (John 1:40). Peter’s shadow is cast over Andrew from the beginning.
Andrew is mentioned…Continue Reading
Seven Lessons from Down Under
John Piper recently spent two weeks ministering in Australia. Here are seven lessons I learned along the way traveling with Pastor John — both in conversation with him and through observing his example and interaction with the Aussies.
1. More…Continue Reading