Special Episode

John Piper’s Funeral Prayer for a Family of Five

Topic: Death & Dying, World Missions
What John Piper prayed at the funeral of Jamison and Kathryne Pals, 29, and their three children, 3-year-old Ezra, 23-month-old Violet, and 2-month-old Calvin.
Episode 400

Is Oral Sex Okay?

Topic: Marriage
In episode 400, Pastor John answers the often-asked question “Is oral sex okay?”
Episode 919

Should Children Sit Through “Big Church”?

Topic: Children
“I hope there is a strong leader in your church,” warns John Piper, “because weak leaders will never be able to stand up against the onslaught of criticism that is going to come if you try to do what I am going to suggest.”
Episode 1077

When Worship Lyrics Miss the Mark

Topic: Corporate Worship
Members of our churches learn truth not only from the sermons they hear, but also from the songs they sing. Lyrics on Sunday morning matter.
Episode 886

Bikinis and Modesty

Topic: Killing Sin
Pastor John offers Christians biblical advice for modesty.
Episode 788

Romantic Love Is a Wonderful Gift — and a Terrible God

Topic: Marriage
Guest Paul Tripp discusses awe in God related to romantic love.
Episode 390

What Is God’s Glory?

Topic: The Glory of God
We love to talk about God doing all things for his glory, but would we be able to define God’s glory if someone pressed us for an explanation?
Episode 827

I Slept with My Girlfriend — Now What?

Topic: Dating & Singleness
Pastor John counsels a dating couple who failed sexually. Can they become pure again and healed from their sin?
Episode 804

Has My Sexual Sin Made Me Unsavable?

Topic: Pornography, Killing Sin
If you struggle with sexual sin and worry that you may be beyond repentance, here are some helpful thoughts from Pastor John.
Episode 648

Is Yoga Sinful?

Topic: The Christian Life
When it come to yoga or anything else, don't simply ask, “What's wrong with this?” Ask the much fuller question: “Will this make me more Christ like?