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.

Six Reasons to Skip Tattoos

by John Piper

In episode 241, Pastor John gives 6 reasons why he would counsel a Christian against getting a tattoo.

Tattoos in Biblical Perspective

by John Piper

In episode 240, Pastor John discusses tattoos.

Botox, Dieting, and Plastic Surgery

by 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 John Piper

John Piper explains why exercise matters.

The Christian and Sport

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by Erik Thoennes

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.