Introducing the C.S. Lewis “Small Talks”
We want this conference to be the next best thing to visiting Narnia for yourself.
The Desiring God 2013 National Conference, September 27–29 in Minneapolis, is taking up the theme “The Romantic Rationalist: God, Life, and Imagination in the Work…Continue Reading
The Main Ingredient in Effective Prayer
It’s tragic how easily we can miss the main ingredient in effective prayer.
In our sin, we’ve been rewired to focus on us — on the steps we should take for our prayers to be heard. We have this bent…Continue Reading
The Most Frightening Prayer I Could Pray for My Children
Ten Gospel Verses to Keep Warm
Bible memorization is always time well spent. Whether you’re tackling extended sections, or “fighter verses” for specific sins, or passages particularly helpful in pastoral ministry, surely all Scripture memory is “profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction,…Continue Reading
Keller and Piper Talk C.S. Lewis
C.S. Lewis claimed he was no theologian. At least that wasn’t his day job. But it didn’t stop him from seriously shaping some of today’s most influential theologians.
Lewis was a world-class scholar of English literature, and a Christian layman…Continue Reading
Books Don’t Change People, Paragraphs Do
I have often said, “Books don’t change people, paragraphs do — sometimes sentences.”
This may not be fair to books, since paragraphs find their way to us through books, and they often gain their peculiar power because of the context…Continue Reading
Capturing the Heart of a Child
Training Heart Identities in Boys and Girls
Boys are different than girls. It’s plain in the Bible and plain in our everyday experience as parents.
I have five children. The first three are girls; the last two are boys. They are different! There is no question that…Continue Reading