Am I Sitting Under Healthy Preaching?
Mar 14, 2019
It’s good to train our bodies and watch our diets. And how much more should we test what we’re feeding our souls?
God Still Loves Hard Work
Labor for Christ in a Cursed World
Mar 7, 2019
Your work is cursed. Your life is opposed. Your soul has been targeted. Don’t expect the fulfillment of God’s call on you to come easily.
He Sold All His Pearls for One
Feb 26, 2019
She poured her future on Jesus’s feet, and in doing so, she demonstrated who was supremely precious to her.
Does Drinking Disqualify a Pastor?
Warnings We Cannot Ignore
Feb 19, 2019
We need pastors today who not only know their freedoms in Christ but also stand ready, in love, to forgo their rights at times for the good of others.
Here I Raise My Ebenezer
The Inspiration for ‘Come Thou Fount’
Feb 7, 2019
Mark the faithfulness of God when he rescues you in times of trouble — so that you remember to trust him when trouble comes again.
Let God Blow Away Your Anxiety
Three Big Promises for the Fight
Jan 31, 2019
A great first step in fighting worry about what God hasn’t provided is thanking him for what he has.
God’s Favorite Prayer to Answer
Jan 25, 2019
Does “Hallowed be your name” feel empty after all these years? Let Moses, David, Peter, and Paul help you fill it with fresh fire.
The Strongest Men Are Gentle
Jan 16, 2019
Insecure men flex and threaten. Men who are secure in their strength, and their Lord’s, are eager to let their gentleness be known to all.
The Most Important Voice in 2019
Dec 29, 2018
When we come to the Bible this year, we come to a unique Book. We come to the living words of the living God made alive for us by his living Spirit.
The Best of 2018
18 Articles (and More) to Remember
Dec 27, 2018
At the year’s end, we love celebrating what God did at Desiring God, which added up to far beyond our human efforts.
A Christmas Carol for the Weak
Dec 23, 2018
It may be the strangest Christmas song ever crafted. Modern Christians rarely sing it, even though we often see its lyrics and hear them read aloud.
How to Love Hard People at Christmas
Dec 13, 2018
The key to real generosity at Christmas is knowing that we already have a far greater Possession than anything this world can offer.
God Grew Up in a Forgotten Town
Dec 6, 2018
Jesus gave nearly the entirety of his life and public ministry not grasping for big-city lights, but humbling himself in a backwater.
God Will Answer in Your Crisis
Dec 3, 2018
The men and women we remember most did not live easy and comfortable lives, but faced great moments of crisis with hope in God.
How Do Pastors Pick Their Fights?
Nov 25, 2018
In a world of haters, trolls, and brawlers, we need pastors who know when and how to fight well, in love, for peace.
Don’t Grow Weary Doing Good
Nov 15, 2018
Trusting God’s promises doesn’t bend his arm to conform to our timing. Rather, it helps to adjust our sense of timing to his.
The Ebb and Flow of Christian Happiness
Why ‘Great Joy’ Isn’t Normal Yet
Nov 2, 2018
For now, our joy rarely escapes the burden of regular sorrows, some of them great. But joy and sorrow are not equals.
Together Again to Enjoy Him
What Makes Sundays More Satisfying
Oct 28, 2018
Our God is a life-giving fountain, and corporate worship is not just a gathering of fellow believers but fellow enjoyers of him.
How Pastors Win (and Lose) Our Respect
Oct 11, 2018
Good pastors and growing Christians aren’t afraid to ask themselves, Do I live and speak in such a way as to help others take Jesus seriously?
Do You Pray Against Temptation?
Oct 4, 2018
Why did Jesus tell us not only to pray against sin, but also temptation?
Why Do Christians Fast?
What the Bible Really Says
Sep 26, 2018
Christian fasting is not mainly about what we go without, but who we want more of.
Jesus Obeyed His Parents
Sep 20, 2018
We are never too smart, too skilled, too experienced, or too spiritual for God-given submission.
The Glorious Inefficiency of Prayer
Sep 12, 2018
When you feel the temptation not to pray in your home or in your church, remember that God can do more in five seconds than we could have done in five years.
He Will Hold Me Fast
Sep 9, 2018
Whatever work God begins, he will finish. If he has made you his own, he will hold you fast.