Episodes

Episode 1680

Should Rich Christians Downgrade Their Lifestyle?

The Unwasted Life, Money
Jesus and the apostles regularly warn against the dangers of wealth. So, should rich Christians take steps to downgrade their lifestyle?
Episode 1679

Prayers That Work

Prayer
Jesus promises spectacular responses to our prayers, but only if our desires are shaped by his word abiding within us.
Episode 1678

How Do We Discern False Teachers?

Preaching & Teaching
The Bible repeatedly warns us against false teachers. But how can we actually identify them, especially if their ministry is mainly online?
Special Episode

John Piper’s 9/11 Radio Interview

The Sovereignty of God, Terrorism
On the morning after September 11, 2001, a radio station interviewed Pastor John about the day’s stunning and tragic attack. Listen to the 47-minute recording.
Episode 1677

What Does It Mean to Be Blessed?

Redemptive History, Heaven & Hell
The New Testament never pairs the blessing of God with material prosperity in this age. So, what does it really mean to be blessed?
Episode 1676

The Power of Your Personal Testimony

Don’t be intimidated when people far smarter than you level arguments against Jesus. Your personal testimony has power to trump the most sophisticated arguments.
Episode 1675

How Will Love Grow Cold in the End Times?

End Times
At the end of this age, “the love of many will grow cold.” What will such coldness look like — and how can we guard ourselves against it?
Episode 1674

Did Christ Already Return?

End Times
Does Revelation suggest that Jesus already returned when Jerusalem was destroyed in AD 70 — and therefore that we should not wait for another coming?
Episode 1673

We Become Like the Videos We Behold

Technology
For better or worse, we become what we behold. How should this truth affect our media consumption in the digital age?
Episode 1672

What’s the Difference Between Sloth and Rest?

Work & Vocation
Both the sluggard and the diligent might take a nap on their day off. So, what distinguishes the laziness of the sluggard from the rest of the diligent?