Summaries of how three major traditions view and practice infant baptism.
Martin Luther's 3 rules for how to read the Bible.
The whole concept of slavery as we know it is blown out of the water when God becomes the “Slavemaster.”
If you are a Christian media ministry, I commend to you the following vision for maximizing your effectiveness online: Post all of your content online, for free, without requiring registration, in a maximally usable interface.
The heart of any saint can be passionate for God. It happens through prayerful immersion in Scripture.
How do we express a passion for the supremacy of God in a pluralistic world?
What kind of spiritual leadership actually helps people change?
If a man and woman are totally commited to each other—even if neither changes—the call for change is grace, not an ultimatum.
If what Piper says about the blessing of singleness is true, then why would one even want to be married?
Matthew seems unusually burdened to alert us about the danger of thinking we are saved when we are not.
If meal time prayers are almost always the same, why not craft some which really say something significant?
Why does Bethlehem have a church membership covenant? And how do they understand and practice church discipline?
The Bible illustrates numerous kinds of love, such as the kind that seeks the good of unlovely or unwanted people.
A poem on the glory of the Incarnate God and the gain of believing in him.
Public praise from a pastor to his wife on Mother's Day.
Thoughts on Christians in culture, postmodernism, truth, and story.
Our city has thousands of unbelievers in it who are perishing. What can we do?
One small step our church is taking toward diversity and unity in the body of Christ.
One test of our love is the way we support the ministry financially during the summer.
How can you encourage and serve your pastor as he serves you?
No ministry is too small. Someone needs your encouragement that their life can count.
Four reasons for attending the early service on Sunday morning.
Our love for one another should make us eager to help one another get to God.
Faith isn't nurtured by fitting tomorrow’s headlines into a probable scheme, but by being rooted in the faithfulness of God.
A frank warning that lust has the power to ruin your ability to obey God.
How a pastor and his wife help keep the mission fires burning at church.
The old covenant law provided for the protection of prematurely born babies with the same sanctions as the mother.
A spring satisfies thirst not by removing the need you have for water, but by being there to drink from when you get thirsty.
The radical nature of what we are called to spread profoundly shapes the way we spread it.
John Piper looks at what it means for fathers to nourish, admonish, and instruct their children so that they will love Christ.
Stay in the Word so that you can see more of the God you love.
How are we morally distinct from ordinary society with its prudence, respectability, and good breeding?
We need to know each other's battles so that we can fight for each other.
A men's retreat is an opportunity to learn from each other and step closer toward the maturity and wholeness that God is calling us to.
John Piper prepares for 5 writing projects, for 6 reasons.
Perseverance and assurance are maintained by taking both the promises and threats of Scripture seriously.
Emergency food aid is a stop-gap measure, not a solution to world hunger. But we should give it anyway.
Is the allocation of our missionaries and mission funds in accord with the biblical priorities?
Nine reasons why churches should have a weekly newsletter.
Winning college students for the Lord and for the local church is crucial.
Five reasons for choosing to preach through 1 John.
John Piper announces a sermon series on 1 Peter.
A description of the new arrangement of responsibilities among the church staff.
A brief theology of the gift of prophecy and its implications for you.
The possibilities of joyful service are too great to let yourself be paralyzed by the past.
We need joyful, breathless news-bringers, not just intelligent news commentators.
The claims of the New Testament have more support than you might think.
No ill befalls the saints except what God’s love permits, and even those "ills" won't conquer them.
Our defense and our offense as a church is an active, persistent, believing prayer force.
The Noahic covenant seems to rule out the idea that there will be universal devastation before Christ returns.
Why pray? Because God aims to make us co-victors with him.
The fact that we love God is evidence that he loves us.
Everything we do from the time a child is born should be aimed at leading him to faith.
John Piper introduces his preaching series on 1 Corinthians 1-3.
John Piper responds to a newspaper article about the increase of nudity on the stages of Minneapolis theaters.
Break free from the epidemic of the manward spirit of our age, and set yourself to live in the light of the Lord.
The cross remains precious to us because we continually find new reasons why we need its power.
The story of Ishmael is a warning not to build your ministry according to the flesh.
It is impossible to meditate on God’s word as continually as we should if portions of it are not in our mind.
To grow up into the fullness of the stature of Christ includes emotional transformation.
Paradoxically, hatred and tolerance are teaming up to take eternal life from Muslim people.
There is no loophole in Scripture for divorce and remarriage when one of the partners commits adultery.
If we are confident of greater and better things, we will have the freedom to live radically for Jesus.
The Lord measures the faithfulness of our labor, not our success.
Trusting him is the one thing we can do to put God in debt.
Take worship seriously. None of us knows when it will be our last day in the house of the Lord.
Why does John Piper pray by name for every church staff member every day?
The command to love is a call to the deepest and most thoroughgoing sanctification.
Protecting persons with “preferences” should not automatically mean protecting them when they perpetrate their preferences.
John Piper lays out six things that he wants his children to understand about money.
We don't need to feel lovable, because we aren't. Grace for the unlovable is the gospel.
John Piper's dream is that Bethlehem experience in his absence what Robert Murray M'Cheyne's church did when he was away.
Being a “one issue voter” does not mean that only one issue matters. It means that some issues matter enough to disqualify a person from public office.