Dissecting Christmas carols can be musical murder. Unless the disassembly fits together again more beautifully and more fully felt. That’s my goal. And “O Come All Ye Faithful” is near the top of my favorites.Continue Reading
John Piper tells the story behind his poem, “The Innkeeper.”Continue Reading
One year ago the team at Desiring God released “The Calvinist” as a visual companion to a poem written by John Piper that bears the same name...Continue Reading
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
‘Tis the season to test your treasure.
Not only are we on gift-expectation overload with Christmas, but then comes the year’s end and that one last chance for tax-deductible charitable giving. December bids us dig deeper in our wallets than…Continue Reading
John Piper offers three ways dads, and single moms, can make this Christmas special for their children...Continue Reading
The mission of God is a mission through his people, the church, who communicate his wonders by advancing his gospel...Continue Reading
In our American culture, it is easy to see the needs of children with disabilities like autism, and much harder to see the gifts.Continue Reading
Life-integrating insight. Life-directing aim. Life-empowering energy. For millions of students these dials are set in this season of life.Continue Reading
Jesus often has harvests for us where we least expect them. Be careful not to assume that the real harvest is up the road and where you are is merely a rest stop or a frustrating, delaying detour.Continue Reading