No Soul Is Too Far Gone
Nov 14, 2018
No soul is too far gone for God to bring back. No heart is too hard for God to soften. Keep praying for God to do what only he can.
Gospel Power Panel Discussion
Piper, Storms, Chan, Meyer & Núñez
Feb 16, 2018
The gifts of the Spirit are to be employed and enjoyed. But how do we use them wisely? This panel of pastor-theologians gives guidance for the gifts.
I Would Rather Die
Letter to a Would-Be Adulterer
Sep 2, 2017
Fear, discipline, and mission are all good motivations in pursuit of holiness and purity, but I have discovered a deeper reason for fidelity.
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.
Do You Think About Your Death?
May 11, 2016
People will do anything to avoid thinking about the only thing that matters.
The Greatest Thing You Could Do Today
Nov 24, 2015
Could anything be more important than meeting with the One who decides if you live through this day? Make plans to meet him again today, and every day.
Dads and Family Leadership
Jan 13, 2015
Parents should monitor their kids use of technology, not just so that they get good grades or avoid trouble, but so that they grow up to live for Christ and his kingdom.
Why Christian Singles Are Marrying Later
Jan 12, 2015
Francis Chan gives reasons why he thinks Christians are delaying marriage.
How to Argue with Your Spouse
Jan 9, 2015
Husbands have a high calling in their homes. And one of the primary ways we can see our families flourish is by humbling ourselves and not insisting on our own way.
Why Joy Is Essential to Leadership
Jan 8, 2015
If joy is a fruit of the Spirit, then any Christian home should strive to be a source of joy, for the family first, and then as an overflow to others.
Discerning Maturity in a Boyfriend Before Marriage
Jan 7, 2015
What matters in a potential significant other isn’t just what they do, but whether they know and love Jesus in a deep relationship.
The Christ-Centered Family
Jan 6, 2015
What matters most in our homes isn’t that our children enjoy everything parents do, but that they come to know and love Jesus more than anything else.
Francis Chan’s Daily Fight for Joy
Jan 5, 2015
Joy in the Lord isn’t automatic, but a daily fight to delight in him. Even prominent leaders like Francis Chan are no stranger to the struggle.
Marriage on the Edge of Eternity
Oct 17, 2014
Eternity changes how we love. It would be unloving to get my wife and kids so focused on this life that they are unprepared for the next.
Foreword to the New Edition of ‘A Hunger for God’
May 6, 2013
As we look out at the church today, there is so much that encourages us and fills us with gratitude. There is renewed zeal among God’s people for the spread of God’s glory across the earth. Like never before we…
The Sovereignty of God
Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders
Aug 9, 2011
Francis Chan discusses the sovereignty of God, highlighting some important biblical texts and commenting on its practical impact.
Speaker Panel with Beeke, Miller, Chan, Rankin, and Piper
Desiring God 2011 Conference for Pastors
Feb 2, 2011
Notes taken during the session. Francis Chan (FC), Paul Miller (PM), Joel Beeke (JB), Jerry Rankin (JR), John Piper (JP) Francis, who are you praying for to win the Super Bowl? FC: Green Bay. Dr. Beeke, why has Puritan, reformed…
Prayer as a Way of Walking in Love: A Personal Journey
Desiring God 2011 Conference for Pastors
Feb 1, 2011
Notes taken during the session. Being Amazed at Answered Prayer Pastor John gave me the topic of prayer as a personal journey. In my life, prayer has even rivaled the Scriptures in stirring my affections towards God. I know that…
Speaker Panel with Piper, Anyabwile, Chan, and Mohler
Desiring God 2010 National Conference
Oct 2, 2010
The following is a lightly edited transcript of a panel discussion at our 2010 Desiring God National Conference. David Mathis’s questions are in italics. The greatest object to which we can turn our thinking is the fullest, richest, deepest…
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