Interviews

Interviews on Christian Hedonism

The Joy of Calvinism and the Fight for Joy

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

In Episode 117, John Piper talks about the Christian’s fight for joy in God.

God’s Joy and the Joy of the Calvinist

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

In Episode 116, John Piper talks about the sovereignty of God and what it means for the Christian’s joy.

Was C. S. Lewis a Christian Hedonist?

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

In Episode 88, John Piper talks about C. S. Lewis and Christian Hedonism.

What Does Christian Hedonism Offer the Depressed?

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

What does Christian Hedonism offer a depressed Christian?

Joy in God: To Be Waited for or Pursued?

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

How much of joy in God is willed by the Christian? And how of joy in God is a gift received from God? And how do you balance that distinction between willing the joy and receiving joy as a gift from God?

What Is Christian Hedonism?

by John Piper

"Hedonism" is the pursuit of pleasure. How does it even make sense to speak of "Christian Hedonism"?

Why Should I Want to Be a Christian?

by John Piper

John Piper gives one negative and one positive reason for why you should want to follow Jesus.

Is It Possible to Be an Arminian Christian Hedonist?

by John Piper

John Piper explains how your satisfaction in God corresponds to how you understand his glory.