Interviews by John Piper

Does Philippians 1:23 Prove Christian Hedonism Wrong?

by John Piper

In episode 519, Pastor John shares why he believes Philippians 1:23 supports Christian Hedonism.

What Parts of My Suffering Are “Trials”?

by John Piper

In episode 518, Pastor John discusses trials.

My Spouse Doesn’t Enjoy Sex

by John Piper

In episode 517, Pastor John counsels a husband whose wife does not seem to enjoy sex.

Is Sexual Pleasure Essential for Marriage?

by John Piper

In episode 516, Pastor John responds to a question regarding sexual pleasure in marriage.

Love Jesus over Human Approval

by John Piper

In episode 515, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 1999 about what it means to have God's spirit in us.

Are My Septuplets in Heaven?

by John Piper

In episode 514, Pastor John shares why he believes all infants who die will be saved.

Is the Threat of Eternal Punishment Manipulation?

by John Piper

In episode 513, Pastor John answers a hard question on eternal punishment.

Why So Few African-American Calvinists?

by John Piper

In episode 512, Pastor John discusses race and reformed theology.

How Local Church Trumps Twitter and Facebook

by John Piper

In episode 511, Pastor John discusses culture shifts and the persecution of Christians.

Your Life’s Greatest Problem

by John Piper

In episode 510, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 1996 about what God saves us from.

Jesus’s Aggressive, Relentless, Surgical Love

by John Piper

In episode 502, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 2009 about God's relentless love towards us.

Best Piper Books for Beginners

by John Piper

In episode 501, Pastor John shares what he considers the best of his books for new believers to read.

Incredible Growth in 2014, Goals for 2015

by John Piper

In episode 500, Pastor John gives an update about the ways God worked through Desiring God in 2014, and shares goals of the ministry for 2015.

Christmas at the Piper Home

by John Piper

In episode 499, Pastor John and Noel talk about how they celebrate Christmas in their home.

How Do Men and Women Show Physical Affection in the Church?

by John Piper

In episode 498, Pastor John discusses hugging in the church.

Is God Less Glorified in the Judgment of Sinners?

by John Piper

In episode 497, Pastor John addresses a question related to us and God's glory.

How Does Scripture Serve Our Prayers?

by John Piper

In episode 496, Pastor John shares how he prepares his heart for prayer.

What Will Submission to My Husband Look Like?

by John Piper

In episode 495, Pastor John discusses what submission for a wife looks like.

The Message of the Magi’s Star

by John Piper

In episode 494, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 1997 about the message of the Magi's star.

Is My Relationship with God Healthy?

by John Piper

In episode 493, Pastor John gives advice to a young girl who is wondering how to tell if her relationship with God is healthy.

Are New Testament Ethics Final or Trajectory-Setting?

by John Piper

In episode 492, Pastor John discusses ethics in the New Testament.

Can a Spiritually Dead Soul Thirst for God?

by John Piper

In episode 491, Pastor John discusses the longings of a spiritually dead soul.

How Open Should I Be with My Parents?

by John Piper

In episode 490, Pastor John counsels a young girl to be open and honest with her parents.

Declare War on Sin

by John Piper

In episode 489, we share an excerpt from a sermon Pastor John preached in 2002 on how to kill sin.