Interviews on Death & Dying

Cremation or Burial?

by John Piper

In episode 406, Pastor John discusses cremation and burial.

Suicide and Salvation

by John Piper

In episode 352, Pastor John discusses the sober subject of suicide.

More on Guns and Self-Defense

by John Piper

In episode 317, Pastor John shares more thoughts on Christians, guns, and death.

Can a Sinner Be Saved After Death?

by John Piper

In Episode 179, Pastor John explains that there is no salvation after death.

Do You Conduct Funerals for Non-Christians?

by John Piper

A pastor writes and asks John Piper: “Have you personally conducted funerals for non-Christians? If so how, is that funeral tailored differently from a funeral for a believer?”

What Happens to Infants Who Die?

by John Piper

John Piper explains why he believes all infants who die go to heaven.

How Do You Deal With the Death of an Unsaved Loved One?

by John Piper

John Piper says we must trust that the Judge of all the earth will do what is right.

Does It Matter Whether We're Cremated or Buried?

by John Piper

John Piper explains why he thinks burial is best.

Why Do You Believe That Infants Who Die Go to Heaven?

by John Piper

John Piper discusses why he believes God doesn't condemn babies.

How Should We Teach Children About Death and Eternal Life?

by John Piper

John Piper talks about how to best prepare children for the realities of this life.

What Are Some Old Truths That Our Generation Desperately Needs to Recover?

by John Piper

Listen to John Piper talk about a major blindspot in our generation's view of reality.

What Has the Loss of Your Father Taught You About Ministering to the Dying?

by John Piper

John Piper considers how we can be a blessing to those on the brink of eternity.