Interviews on Sanctification & Growth

Boundaries for Non-Christian Friendships

by John Piper

In Episode 100, John Piper talks about how to think through non-Christian friendships.

Stranded on a Desert Island, What Books Do You Bring?

by John Piper

In Episode 99, John Piper talks about a bundle of books he prizes most.

On Cussing

by John Piper

In Episode 97, John Piper talks about how to think through why we talk certain ways.

How to Fight Laziness

by John Piper

In Episode 79, John Piper talks about how to fight the sin of laziness.

Fasting from Twitter and Facebook

by John Piper

In Episode 62, Pastor John shares more ideas on how to best use Twitter.

Living Easter Sunday’s Victory on Monday Morning

by John Piper

In Episode 59, Pastor John talks about how to enjoy Sunday when "Monday’s coming.”

Three Levels of God-Glorifying Emotion

by John Piper

Can we glorify God in our desire to enjoy him even when we do not feel the joy? Or do I bring glory to God only when I experience the joy?

Does God Ever Withdraw His Presence from His Children?

by John Piper

Are there times in the Christian life when — for whatever reason — God chooses to withhold his presence from us, thus nullifying all hope that we would experience affection in him?

The Gospel and Sanctification (Part 2)

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by John Piper

John Piper discusses the gospel and sanctification, including the practical dynamics of how faith in the gospel relates to faith in God's future grace.

The Gospel and Sanctification (Part 1)

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

by John Piper

John Piper discusses the differences between the doctrines of sanctification and justification.

What Has Been Your Biggest Spiritual Struggle and How Did You Get Victory?

by John Piper

John Piper says that his biggest struggle has been prideful frustration which leads to anger.

What Role Does Your Temperament Play In Determining Your View of God and the Christian Life?

by John Piper

Our temperaments influence the way we view God, says John Piper. But so does the Bible.

Ask Pastor John Live—November 2009, Part 1

by John Piper

The first hour of a live webcast where John Piper fields questions sent in via Twitter.

Ask Pastor John Live—November 2009, Part 3

by John Piper

The third and final hour of a live webcast where John Piper fields questions sent in via Twitter.

Ask Pastor John Live—November 2009, Part 2

by John Piper

The second hour of a live webcast where John Piper fields questions sent in via Twitter.

Is It Possible to Be Angry and Not Sin?

by John Piper

John Piper says that if we feel angry at someone, we should also feel broken for them.