Interviews

Interviews on Life of the Body

A Bite-Sized Theology of Food

by John Piper

In episode 321, Pastor John shares some thoughts about Christians and eating.

Botox, Dieting, and Plastic Surgery

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

In Episode 185, Pastor John gives a concise theology of the body and how to steward it for the glory of God.

Exercising the Body (For the Sake of the Soul)

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

John Piper explains why exercise matters.

The Christian and Sport

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Erik Thoennes and David Mathis

Erik Thoennes talks about the Christian and sport, play, and athletics.

Is It Okay to Drink Alcohol?

by John Piper

John Piper clarifies that alcohol can be OK, but also that that isn't always the case.

If a Person Drinks or Smokes, Does That Mean They're Not a Christian?

by John Piper

John Piper says you can't draw a straight line between drinking and smoking and being a Christian.

Is It Okay for a Christian to Have Cosmetic Surgery to Counteract Some Aspects of Aging?

by John Piper

John Piper talks about the significance of aging and why we shouldn't try to hide the evidence.

How Much Does God Want Me to Care for My Physical Body?

by John Piper

John Piper says we should strive by the power of the Spirit to be as healthy as possible.

How Do You Glorify God Through Exercise?

by John Piper

John Piper contemplates how working out can be spiritually significant.

Is It a Sin to Smoke or Eat Junk Food?

by John Piper

John Piper says that the way we treat our bodies is spiritually significant.