No ill befalls the saints except what God’s love permits, and even those "ills" won't conquer them.
There are quality things around your house that can be converted into capital for the cause of Christ.
Baptists owe a lot to Zwingli when it comes to our doctrine of the Lord’s Supper.
We can go above and beyond in giving to missions because we know Christ will take care of us.
Until Christ returns, worship, education, counseling, fellowship, money, marriage, leisure, family, and vocation all have a war-time emphasis.
If we are confident of greater and better things, we will have the freedom to live radically for Jesus.
A mind is not wasted when it is fully applied to the greatest challenge in the world.
The six remaining years of the 1980's are filled with exciting new potential for Bethlehem.
The rising tide of prayer precedes the flood of God’s Spirit.
Small groups are essential to evangelism and nurture and leadership-building. You should consider leading one.
If your life is not deep in Christ alone, death will be a terrible thing.
Two summer seminars for adults to grow in their understanding of Scripture and American society.
Too many people in the world steer clear of wheelchairs. Let it not be so with Christ's people.
Choose your heroes with extraordinary care, for greatness in the eyes of God is very different than greatness in the eyes of men.
Pastor John shares some thoughts about his first five years at Bethlehem before he goes on summer vacation.
Pastor John explains why he senses an unusual affection for the staff of Bethlehem.
We can be silent before majesty either because of its beauty or because of our blindness.
A frank warning that lust has the power to ruin your ability to obey God.
When you come to the cross you are given a glorious and satisfying quest: the quest for good deeds.
We need to know each other's battles so that we can fight for each other.
A summary of the perceived future of Bethlehem Baptist Church.
Six essential truths about the gospel and the Scriptures that teach them.
Pastor John seeks feeback about the church newsletter and prayer for his upcoming trip to Cameroon.
A brief sketch on the life of Ralph Winter and his work with world missions.
Pastor John meditates and prays about his oldest son and their future.
If we cherish our citizenship in heaven above all earthly allegiances, we may be able to invite non-Americans to join us there.
In that terrible moment when we see ourselves standing guilty before the Almighty, nothing shines forth but the gospel of Jesus Christ.
You help your church grow when you enjoy the Lord on Sunday.
If any good discovery is made in ministry we should consider how to multiply its effects in other churches.
Emergency food aid is a stop-gap measure, not a solution to world hunger. But we should give it anyway.
Prayer is the slender nerve that moves the muscle of Omnipotence.
Moral and spiritual vigilance is God's appointed way to glory. Self satisfied presumption will fall.
John Piper presents the fifth annual report since he came to Bethlehem.
Five reasons for choosing to preach through 1 John.
Four reasons for attending the early service on Sunday morning.
Every army needs a small, swift squadron full of surprises for the enemy.
John Piper invites church members to consider with him how Bethlehem ought to handle future growth.
Is there a necessary relationship between salvation and good works?
What would happen if Bethlehem could uphold a 24 hour prayer chain without interruption until 1990?
To know God in his sovereignty is to become like an oak tree in the wind of adversity and confusion.
No ministry is too small. Someone needs your encouragement that their life can count.
Ministering to the hungry and homeless is a team effort.
Is there any point to exercising self-denial for the sake of distant soldiers?
Is the allocation of our missionaries and mission funds in accord with the biblical priorities?
Six possible responses after reading The Church Unleashed.
If we believe and love then we can have assurance that God abides in us.
God is stirring all over the world in governments and churches to do a new thing in our generation.
Arm yourself with the thought that when Jesus died to free you from sin, you died to sin.
A survey can inform you about your congregation and illumine more of God's will for how to grow.
How should we pray for and witness to the lost if salvation is the sovereign work of God?
Many of our church's shut-ins are brimming with stories of the goodness of God.
Two goals behind starting a Saturday evening worship service.
Why does John Piper pray by name for every church staff member every day?
Six quotes that speak to the value of labor.
John Piper explains how Daniel Fuller's teaching method—and the theological fruit that it bears—serves the cause of missions.
The life of a growing church calls for prayer, planning, and praise.
Knowledge doesn't guarantee godliness. But ignorance seems to guarantees ungodliness.
The Lord grows his church by prayer, not by advertising alone.
God is wholly committed to saving and enriching his marriage. Are you?
John Piper unfolds a motion regarding the long range plans of Bethlehem Baptist.
John Piper quotes Spurgeon on how he came to believe in God's sovereign grace.
Scripture has the power to put your fretting soul to rest.
John Piper shares the surprising source of Spurgeon's first lessons in theology.
Introducing the China Awareness Seminar and its speaker, David Adeney.
How can Christians use the incredible power of literature to spread the gospel?
A test to see how mindful you are to others in your church attendance.
Five ways to get spiritually prepared for Christmas.
The generosity of God's people does not go unnoticed.
John Piper expresses his gratitude for three fellow staffers at Bethlehem.
Joseph Alleine's life and writing was a true model of Puritan evangelism.
Are you satisfied with the fervor of your desire for the conversion of sinners and the holiness of saints?
There is no loophole in Scripture for divorce and remarriage when one of the partners commits adultery.
The Lord gets himself glory by providing just enough for his people, and just in time.
Pastor John expresses gratitude for his fortieth birthday suprise party.
How should a church handle current growth and prepare for the future?
What might a church's ministry become if its members served for years on end?
Eight reasons for why Bethlehem members voted to postpone a capital campaign.
What sort of man was Martin Lloyd-Jones?
What kept William Carey going in the midst of great trial and loss?
Christianity is a religion of joy. Are people drawn to yours?
Will there ever be revival in a place where everything is aimed at cultivating a light and pleasant spirit?