What's so amazing about the Bible, and why should we be grateful for it?
Twelve arguments from the New Testament for why God became flesh.
Suggestions on how to parent rebellious sons and daughters.
By looking to God's faithfulness in the past we can have hope for the future.
Two birthdays give reason to be thankful because of what they signify about the truth of God’s word.
John Piper talks about what he might work on during his current writing leave.
John Piper reflects on the insights and errors of Ayn Rand's writings on the 50th anniversary of her best-selling novel.
Five suggestions for what dads can do to prevent more abortions.
It is not a crime or sin to trespass in order to save a human life.
Galatians is the preservation of the gospel for Bethlehem Baptist Church. It is for you. Marry it!
The hardships in Lincoln's life drove him toward God, not away from him.
How do we reconcile "do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing" with "let your light shine before others"?
Action is crucial, but it must come from faith, ride on faith, and aim at faith.
You help your church grow when you enjoy the Lord on Sunday.
Thirteen thoughts on how to help bring joy in God to your congregation.
A brief history of where Bethlehem has been and a consideration for the future.
Doctrine is the new (and better) foundation of exuberance when the naiveté of childhood won’t work anymore.
Often the biggest question isn't "What is true," but "Can the truth save me?"
This constitutional revision would replace the Council of Deacons at Bethlehem with a Council of Elders.
Christianity means that deep, fundamental change is possible, no matter your background.
Pray for total healing and total salvation. But also pray for smaller steps to be made on the way.
Have you ever wondered what joy and hope sustained Jesus in his horrific hours of suffering?
Don’t let turning points pass with no special devotion to the Lord. Set apart some time for special fasting and prayer.
All truth should lead us to love God more.
Joseph Alleine's life and writing was a true model of Puritan evangelism.
Christianity is a religion of joy. Are people drawn to yours?
If your life is not deep in Christ alone, death will be a terrible thing.
The ability to think is a gift from God and an immensely powerful means of our becoming what we ought to be.
Discipline is not necessarily legalism. It may be, or it may be faith moving in the power of the Spirit.
Bethlehem pursues new ways of filling Minneapolis with their teaching.
Consider these 8 potential excuses for why a person can't do missions and what the Bible has to say about them.
Why doesn't God, instead of saving us out of trouble, just keep it away entirely?
One set of strategies in the war against wrong desires.
Christ is the source of all satisfaction and total satisfaction. But the depth of this satisfaction is not drunk all at once.
If God wants everyone to be saved, why does he choose that some won't be?
When will Christ come back, and what does this have to do with missions?
God's righteousness resounds most fully in his freely having mercy on whomever he wills.
How can I admit that I am a worm and yet “love my neighbor as myself”?
The business of education is God’s business. To ignore him in it is to be profoundly uneducated.
The danger of prayer is that you may become the answer to your own request.
John Piper gives an update on what happened at the annual meeting of the conference of which Bethlehem is a part.
A mind is not wasted when it is fully applied to the greatest challenge in the world.
If what you regard as bright and compelling isn't Christ, you will be filled with darkness.
John Piper openly contemplates the weightiness of pastoral ministry and is sustained knowing that God is God.
What does it mean to let our words be "seasoned with salt"?
Christ has plotted many tactical advances before the time of the final victory.
Samuel Rutherford's great discovery about the source of enduring happiness.
Choose your heroes with extraordinary care, for greatness in the eyes of God is very different than greatness in the eyes of men.
Noel Piper writes about how her trip to Kenya changed the way she thinks about caring for creation.
If your driving motive in life is to be liked and loved you will find it almost impossible to be a Christian.
The long term effects of any conference depends on whether the truth and power of the messages and conversations abide.
God wants more work because more work means more demonstrations of power and wisdom and love.
Three recommended routines for keeping God's word central in your life.
The next best thing to having a church without conflict is having one that knows how to resolve it in a Christ-exalting way.
Can we be a people who embrace with gratitude both the scholarly enterprise and the simple joy of breaking bread together?
How does a church become and remain fertile ground for moblizing and supporting missionaries?
A church's nerve system needs the divine stimuli that comes through its fingers and toes.
Submission to God's authority implies these six beliefs about sexuality.
Neither resignation nor triumphalism is a safe place to live and minister.
An invitation to a lecture on the importance of higher education.
Thirty-two evidences from Scripture that God loves his own glory most.
How to pray huge, general prayers without them sounding vague or stale.
Through his writings, Bill Piper holds out a timely word to us saints who are still in the world.
Pastor John meditates and prays about his oldest son and their future.
Be inspired by Mary, but don't venerate her more than the New Testament does.
What might a church's ministry become if its members served for years on end?
There are two reasons (at least) why God hates for man to boast in man.
You are always in a temple—your body. Therefore, always worship.