Isn’t ‘Hedonism’ a Bad Word?
Letter to a Teen About Pleasure in God
Jul 23, 2018
Why might we use a word like “hedonism” to explain Christianity? John Piper answers in this letter to a teenager.
Joy changes everything, because God is most glorified in us when are most satisfied in him.
The Sovereignty of God
God does all that he pleases, and nothing can derail his ultimate purposes, including the human will.
Prayer to God includes our praises, confessions, thanksgivings, and requests. Because of Christ, he is listening.
Not only has God revealed himself by speaking, but he put it in a book for us to access whenever we desire.
Jesus saves sinners. At the heart of the Christian faith in the glory of God in the rescue of the ungodly.
Pain is not only a threat in this life, but a promise. But no hardship is bigger, deeper, or lasts longer than God.
Is Church (Literally) Good for You?
Jul 22, 2018
While Christ does not promise all his followers health, following God’s plan promotes human flourishing.
Raise Your Song in the Night
Jul 21, 2018
When faced with darkness without and doubt within, do exactly what Satan wants you not to do: sing.
Bored to Life
How to Fight Spiritual Apathy
Jul 20, 2018
Boredom is not the opposite of busyness, but the opposite of wonder. If you only treat the busyness, you’ll never meet your deeper need.
Three Essentials for Christian Parenting
Jul 19, 2018
Parents, don’t succumb to the lie that your schedule is too tight to regularly share the gospel with your kids.
Since You Asked
Marking 100 Million Plays for Ask Pastor John
Jul 19, 2018
You asked. Pastor John answered. God gave the growth. Read the story of Ask Pastor John from Episode 1 to 100 million plays.
Six Steps Out of Disappointment
Jul 18, 2018
When disappointment tells us things will never get better, hope reads us what God has promised us in Christ.
The Good Father of the Spiritually Fatherless
Jul 18, 2018
Sons and daughters without a godly or loving human father are not lost for love, because God loves to father the fatherless.
Why Homosexuality Is Not Like Other Sins
Apr 21, 2014
Homosexual acts are not the only sins prohibited in the Bible, but right now they are different from the rest.
What Grieving People Wish You Knew at Christmas
Dec 21, 2016
For those who’ve recently lost someone they love, the holidays can seem more like something to survive than to enjoy.
So-Called Same-Sex Marriage
Lamenting the New Calamity
Jun 26, 2015
On June 26, 2015, the US Supreme Court ruled that states cannot ban same-sex marriage. But God would have us weep for our sins, not institutionalize them.
When the Not-Yet Married Meet
Dating to Display Jesus
Jun 6, 2013
The great prize in dating is not Christ-centered intimacy, but Christ-centered clarity. And seven other principles for Christian dating.
How to Live Under an Unqualified President
Jan 20, 2017
Donald Trump is morally unqualified to be president of the United States. How then shall Christians live under such a leader?
It’s Not You, It’s God
Nine Lessons for Breakups
Sep 12, 2013
Breakups in the church are painful. Here are lessons for loving others in the heartbreak.