I feel tremendously challenged by the example of Jesus to strive for increased wisdom and understanding of Scripture.
Nine reasons why churches should have a weekly newsletter.
Can you think of any fact more encouraging than that God rejoices to do you good?
When it comes to persons, one plus one is more than two!
No single sin, not even suicide, evicts a person from heaven into hell.
The great tragedy of sin is the good we miss, not the evil we attain.
Don't trust in the kind of tree you are. If there is no fruit that accords with repentance, you will be destroyed.
When a person strikes rock bottom with a sense of helplessness he may find that he has struck the Rock of Ages.
You can tell where a man's heart is resting by the way he handles his money and by the attitude he has toward his possessions.
No one can stop the coming of spring—in nature or in the church—when God has appointed its time.
You can learn more from a book if you stop and ask it questions than if you just read it passively. That includes the Bible too.
The Holy Wind of God will not break or quench. He will lift up your head and fan your spark into a flame.
Is it really possible for one's face and heart to be filled with sorrow and joy?
One of the things you do when you are full of the Holy Spirit is spill over with gratitude to God for everything.
An early church service is the mark of a vibrant church.
The possibilities of joyful service are too great to let yourself be paralyzed by the past.
A church's nerve system needs the divine stimuli that comes through its fingers and toes.
How do you satisfy your pastor-congregation communication needs?
Have you ever thought of your prayers as the aroma of heaven?
God loves his holiness with infinite love and cherishes his purity. This is the starting point for understanding God and man and the world. If we don't start here everything goes askew.
Both thieves wanted to be saved from death. But O how differently they sought their salvation.
A pastor expresses his gratitude to those who minister in his church through music.
Can we be a people who embrace with gratitude both the scholarly enterprise and the simple joy of breaking bread together?
The Lord measures the faithfulness of our labor, not our success.
God is a joy and a refuge to those who cling to his neck, but he is a terror to those who flee.
Every time we let fear hinder us we are proudly trusting our emotions more than the promises of God.
John Piper updates, honors, and urges his church in their financial campaign.
John Piper outlines the responsibilities of a worship pastor.
Hindrances to forthright witnessing rise mainly from taking our eyes off God.
Satan often tries to destroy us by affirming and then distorting Scripture.
Freedom is not doing what you please, but knowing the truth, loving the good, and never fearing the future.
Never underestimate the power of truth spoken in a single sentence.
John Piper outlines eight goals he has set to fill his vacation with vitality.
Trusting him is the one thing we can do to put God in debt.
All rich and meaningful experiences require preparation and expectancy.
Human hearts are hard to change, but don't forget the Holy Spirit.
Memorize Hezekiah's words to Jerusalem under siege, and you'll know God's power in a new way.
Fasting fosters humility, and humility positions us for the Father's blessing.
Pastors should yearn for their people like Isaiah yearned for Israel.
Nine characteristics of fruitful small groups.
God's mercy and sovereignty are the twin pillars of the Christian life.
Total abstinence may be the best way to treat alcohol today, but it should not be a requirement for church membership.
Mixing God’s absolute power with his rights as Creator causes combustion in the heart.
Everything that you try to do will come to nothing unless you do it through a conscious, abiding dependence on the enablement of Christ.
John Piper lays out six things that he wants his children to understand about money.
There's no biblical support for excluding people from church membership whose consciences condone occasional drinking.
Precautions have lengthened many lives; anxiety has lengthened none and shortened many.
Witnessing physical hunger should cause the church to wake up to the worldwide ravages of spiritual starvation.
Winning college students for the Lord and for the local church is crucial.
As I was reading about Joseph's unjust imprisonment the other day, I was struck all of a sudden with the similarity and contrast between Joseph and John the Baptist.
Gratitude is not an act of will power but the glad response of one who acknowledges grace.
We want our Christmas decorating and festivities to be as explicitly Christ-centered and Christ-exalting as possible.
Christmas is a call to go on strike at the assembly plant of sin.
Saint Francis left a legacy of delight and gratitude to God.