What’s Wrong with Western Missionaries?
Sep 12, 2016
A missionary interviewed persecuted Christians across a particular hostile country, asking them what makes a good missionary. Their answer leveled him.
Pray for Those Who Abuse You
Feb 17, 2015
Jesus said, “Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you” (Matthew 5:44). He also said, “Do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you” (Luke 6:27–28). So whether someone…
To the Church in America Today
Jan 28, 2015
In American Christianity, everything’s out of proportion. We have taken the cheap benefits of following Jesus and rejected the real pleasure of knowing Jesus himself.
A Letter to Exiles
1 Peter 1:1–2, Part 1
Sep 3, 2015
Peter wrote a letter to Christians facing massive opposition and even persecution for their faith. These believers refused to join in the world’s rebellion against God, and they were mocked and rejected for it. In this lab, John Piper begins a new series through this hope-filled letter to exiles.