Prepare Your Heart to Lead Your Home
Advent Advice for Fathers
Dec 3, 2017
Resist the temptation to prepare from the outside in this Advent. Focus on your heart before you try to prepare your home.
The Smile of the Reformation
Pierre Viret (1511–1571)
Oct 25, 2017
Pierre Viret knew how to contend for the truth of God’s word with theological rigor and courage. He also knew how to do it with a smile.
The Monastery’s Lost Houselamp
Johannes Oecolampadius (1482–1531)
Oct 13, 2017
When Johannes Oecolampadius returned to Basel in 1522, the people sung Latin in Mass. Ten years later, the Mass was gone and the songs were German.
Happily Ever After
Finding Grace in the Messes of Marriage
Jan 24, 2017
These short devotionals by John Piper, Francis Chan, and others are designed to shape, challenge, and inspire your own vision of marriage and God.
Jun 29, 2016
Many Christians know that something is wrong with the homosexual agenda, but we may know what we think without knowing why.
Every Mother’s Son
A Meditation for Mother’s Day
May 7, 2016
Mother’s Day is a wonderful opportunity to render genuine honor that is more than something that Hallmark demands of us
We Always Need a Brother
Technology and Presence in Biblical Teaching
Jan 20, 2016
As long as we’ve had books, we’ve had bookworms. Now that we have the Internet, we not only have video-game ninjas, but astute theologians also.
Love and Respect
Basics for Marriage
Oct 17, 2015
Think of it as two kinds of cars that run on different kinds of fuel — diesel and regular, say. Husbands run on respect, and wives run on love.
How to Be a Puritan Husband
May 21, 2015
Over the course of my ministry, one of the things I have sought to emphasize is the need to embrace “reforming marriage.” Another time in the history of the church when this same emphasis arose was in the great Puritan…
And the Men Who Can’t Out-Give Them
Apr 15, 2015
If a man sacrifices himself for his wife as Christ did for the church, he will find she is his thirty, sixty, and one-hundred fold who brings out his strengths.
What Is a Kind Husband?
Five Characteristics of True Kindness
Mar 7, 2015
If we are too accustomed to the phrasing of Paul’s command to love our wives, it might help us to think of this central duty in terms of kindness.
Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders
Oct 18, 2014
It is, by far, the most contested of the Five Points. And confusion over the term makes it all the trickier. “Limited Atonement” is the middle letter in TULIP, but as author and pastor Douglas Wilson explains, that name might…
The Romantic Rationalist
God, Life, and Imagination in the Work of C. S. Lewis
Sep 30, 2014
Lewis saw beauty and wonder everywhere. And his writing sings with these realities, resounding with passion that always points to God.
Reformation and the Critics
Jul 9, 2014
The Reformation was a great work of the Holy Spirit of God, and it was a royal mess. Is there a problem? One of the problems we have when we remember and appreciate great events from the past — which…
Still Not Professionals
Ten Pleas for Today’s Pastors
Dec 27, 2013
In this collection of writings, nine veteran pastors challenge and encourage the next generation of church leaders.
God | Jesus | Bible
A Roundtable Discussion with John Piper, Tim Chester, and Doug Wilson.
Nov 12, 2013
Undragoned: C.S. Lewis on the Gift of Salvation
Plenary 3 — 2013 National Conference
Sep 28, 2013
In this message Wilson argues that Lewis was at least a sympathetic observer of historic Reformation theology, or — at most — an asystematic adherent of it..
2013 National Conference
Sep 28, 2013
This message is a panel discussion with the contributors concerning such things as Lewis's theology, works, and influence.
Who Is P.G. Wodehouse, and Why Should It Matter to Us?
Jul 31, 2013
On one level, reading the works of P.G. Wodehouse provides its own justification — provided you are looking to justify the reading of light comedy at the beach. But who actually needs to justify that kind of thing? To consume…
Meaning and Metaphor: An Interview with Douglas Wilson
Authors on the Line
Apr 30, 2013
Sometimes spiritual truth is best communicated in straightforward prose, and sometimes spiritual truth is best communicated through the imagination. The imagination was designed by God as one way we receive truth, and I think this explains why the book of…
Brothers, We Are Not Sisters
Nov 12, 2012
To say that one thing is not another thing is not to register a complaint against either. To say that the sun is not the moon is not to criticize the moon, and to say that the land is not…
Finitude, Creation, and a Well-Mowed Lawn
Aug 18, 2012
As I have been thinking about the theme of an upcoming conference we are hosting — on Makers — a number of thoughts have occurred to me. One of them is that God makes things for his pleasure, and so…
Speaker Panel: John Piper, Crawford Loritts, Darrin Patrick, Doug Wilson, Ramez Atallah
Desiring God 2012 Conference for Pastors
Feb 1, 2012
Time-markers — 00:50 — What is biblical femininity? (Wilson, Patrick) 05:12 — Does Christianity have a feminine feel? (Piper, Loritts, Patrick) 11:25 — How can fathers best care for their daughters? (Wilson, Patrick, Loritts) 15:44 — How do we know…