Interviews

Interviews on Christian Hedonism

The Greatest Threat to Gospel Ministry

by John Piper

In episode 303, Pastor John shares why the joy of the Lord must sustain Christian ministry.

Do Christian Hedonists Idolize Joy?

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

In episode 210, Pastor John talks about Christian hedonism and idolatry.

Is God a Megalomaniac?

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

In Episode 194, Pastor John talks about God’s desire for his own glory.

Does James Say Not to Pursue Joy?

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

In Episode 173, Pastor John explains the meaning of James 4:9.

Is It Selfish to Pray for Joy?

by Tony Reinke

In Episode 147, Pastor John defines selfishness and discusses the holy pursuit for joy.

God Does Makes Much of Us

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

In Episode 136, Pastor John explains how God actually does make much of us.

If God Is Happy, Why Does He Seem Angry?

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

In Episode 133, Pastor John talks about the wonder of God’s emotional complexity.

How Do I Delight Myself in the Lord?

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

In Episode 128, Pastor John talks about how to practically delight in God.

Suffering, Sacrifice, and Christian Hedonism

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

In Episode 121, Pastor John talks about the relationship of suffering and sacrifice to Christian Hedonism.

Does Christian Hedonism Make Joy an Idol?

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

In Episode 120, Pastor John talks about avoiding idolatry in the pursuit of joy.