We're wired to compare ourselves to others, so it's freeing to hear Jesus say, "Mind your own business and the work I have for you."
Thoughts on Christians in culture, postmodernism, truth, and story.
A Christian's suffering shows the world that Jesus is more valuable than whatever life can give and death can take.
What does Mac vs. PC have to do with spiritual-mindedness? Seventeen practical ways to align your attitude with God's.
One small step our church is taking toward diversity and unity in the body of Christ.
Paying attention to what the early church prayed for can help keep your prayer life from falling in a rut.
What does it mean for the global cause of Christ that all things are possible with God?
John Piper responds to a newspaper article about the increase of nudity on the stages of Minneapolis theaters.
What's so amazing about the Bible, and why should we be grateful for it?
John Piper responds to a Christian materialist's denial of the human soul.
If Jesus and the Pharisees didn't worship the same God, then surely Muslims and Christians don't either.
A hymn written to celebrate the wisdom of the only wise God.
We know no truth aright if we do not know and love Christ himself as the ground and the goal of it.
Perseverance isn't ours without a struggle, but we struggle as victors.
John Piper celebrates the gift Noel has been in this birthday letter.
Paul isn't abstractly defining love 1 Corinthians 13. He is showing how it applies to the church.
Satan’s accusations have no condemning power--nor his temptations any corrupting power--against those delivered through the death of Christ.
What is the difference between a stereotype and a generalization? Is either racist?
Is it okay for a church to prefer minorities when looking for pastors and elders?
He says marriage is not about staying in love, so is he in love with his wife?
Consider these seven concerns about the danger of prosperity preaching.
If a man and woman are totally commited to each other—even if neither changes—the call for change is grace, not an ultimatum.
What Jesus accomplished when he died is not a mere academic dispute. Our present peace and our eternal life hangs on this work of Christ.
For Christianity to stand, Christ must have been resurrected. How can we be confident that he was?
John Piper’s journal entry narrating his father’s death on Tuesday, March 6, 2007.
Further reflections from the sermon John Piper preached at his father's funeral.
John Piper shares some insights he found while he was going through his father's papers.
How can our hope of future resurrection kill our current materialism and consumerism?
John Piper tells how his parents exemplified Christian marriage.
The radical nature of what we are called to spread profoundly shapes the way we spread it.
John Piper reflects on the Supreme Court's decision to ban partial birth abortion.
If what Piper says about the blessing of singleness is true, then why would one even want to be married?
If we are made right with God because of Christ’s obedient life, does this mean that the cross itself is not enough to justify us?
An excerpt from the conclusion to the upcoming book, The Future of Justification.
John Piper looks at what it means for fathers to nourish, admonish, and instruct their children so that they will love Christ.
John Piper invites you to our national conference this September.
Thoughts after the collapse of the bridge in Minneapolis.
John Piper responds to the idea that God is not supreme over tragedies.
Thoughts on whether a different opinion on baptism should be reason to exclude you from a church's membership.
Growing a church by serious biblical teaching is difficult, but it bears more radical fruit than less doctrinally serious strategies.
Three warnings to church leaders.
What did everything that happened before Jesus have to do with him?
The greatest tribute we can pay those who have died is to live for Christ, who is in control.
John Piper expresses his happiness at the 10-year anniversaries of Bethlehem's executive pastor and worship pastor.
John Piper shares seven ways that he has felt the loss of his granddaughter, Felicity Margaret Piper.
John Piper explains how God’s disposition towards us changes at the moment of our justification.
John Piper reflects on the insights and errors of Ayn Rand's writings on the 50th anniversary of her best-selling novel.
John Piper responds to David Instone-Brewer's article on divorce from Christianity Today.
How can we know whether to persevere through persecution or run away from it?
Men are not wired to follow women, let alone follow them into danger.
How should the church respond to the postponement of adulthood in our culture?
A response to both a bishop and an atheist who warn against thankfulness.
Thirty-two evidences from Scripture that God loves his own glory most.
John Piper introduces Desiring God's International Outreach.
Reflections on why Christians suffer losses.
Why do some who are “dead in trespasses and sins” come to believe and some do not?
A Christmas Meditation on John 1:14-16
If we could see the final judgment, we would be the happiest and bravest people in 2008.
Through his writings, Bill Piper holds out a timely word to us saints who are still in the world.
9 answers that need to be emphasized.
The hardships in Lincoln's life drove him toward God, not away from him.
In his spite for Christ, Hughes issues a caution it is important to hear.
Some of the passions we as a ministry want to pursue and spread.
Jesus' beauty is irresistable once it is seen.
Reminders of what the resurrection is for.
5 ways of seeing Christ’s intentionality in dying for us.
Does God have designs for deceptive signs and wonders? Does he have purposes for heresies?
We need to both contextualize and teach gospel ideas that no one can grasp without new categories.
Our clothes are a witness both to our past and present failure and to our future glory.
How do we reconcile "do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing" with "let your light shine before others"?
How do we give the Lord what we don't have and he does?
Thoughts on G.K. Chesterton and Orthodoxy.
A meditation on goodness in Psalm 119:65–72.
Two birthdays give reason to be thankful because of what they signify about the truth of God’s word.
Keep God first in your life by finding others who love God well and imitating them.
Truth is important, but there is more to godliness than knowing about God.
Stay in the Word so that you can see more of the God you love.
Is God completely truthful if he ordains lies?
The Power of Words and the Wonder of God, September 26-28
Consider the mystery that the entire universe and all the events in it serve to glorify Jesus Christ.
Differences between entertainment-oriented preachers and bible-oriented preachers.
The Bible is infinitely precious, true, glorious baby talk.
John Piper celebrates the Stokes's 10 years of ministry at Bethlehem.