Parents, Require Obedience of Your Children
Oct 29, 2013
The laziness of Christian parents perplexes me. I hope these nine observations will help rescue some from the folly of laissez-faire parenting.
We Know They Are Killing Children — All of Us Know
Jan 22, 2013
We know what we are doing — all America knows. We are killing children. Pro-choice and pro-life people both know this. Here’s the evidence.
Policies, Persons, and Paths to Ruin
Pondering the Implications of the 2020 Election
Oct 22, 2020
The sins of unrepentant sexual immorality, boastfulness, vulgarity, and factiousness are not only toxic for a nation. They are deadly — forever.
Slain in the Shadow of the Almighty
Jan 8, 2016
On January 8, 1956, Jim Elliot, Nate Saint, Ed McCully, Peter Flemming, and Roger Youderian were speared to death in the Curaray River of Ecuador.
So-Called Same-Sex Marriage
Lamenting the New Calamity
Jun 26, 2015
On June 26, 2015, the US Supreme Court ruled that states cannot ban same-sex marriage. But God would have us weep for our sins, not institutionalize them.
How to Live Under an Unqualified President
Jan 20, 2017
Donald Trump is morally unqualified to be president of the United States. How then shall Christians live under such a leader?
The Sorrows of Minneapolis
A Prayer for Our City
May 29, 2020
For over 40 years, John Piper has made his home in Minneapolis, a city recently set on fire with riots and unrest. He offered this prayer to God in the midst of the turmoil.
Peaches in Paradise
Why I Loved Elisabeth Elliot
Jun 15, 2015
Elisabeth Elliot died June 15, 2015. She lived an extraordinary and fruitful life for the glory of her God, after losing not one, but two husbands.
France: A Fabric Torn
Nov 14, 2015
In France the fabric of family and nation is torn, and ten thousand human fibers are frayed with anger, and wet with grief. Millions more are woven in among the stricken strands, and taste the bitter salt of tears.
Should Christians Be Encouraged to Arm Themselves?
Dec 22, 2015
The identification of Christian security with concealed weapons will cause no one to ask a reason for the hope that is in us.
The Bible Was His Only Crime
William Tyndale (1494–1536)
Apr 6, 2020
William Tyndale was exiled, pursued, betrayed, arrested, and finally burned at the stake for this one offense: translating the Bible into English.
The Story of Ian & Larissa
May 8, 2012
Being satisfied in God always seems easier when all is going well. But when things you love are being stripped out of your hands, the test is real.
Read the Bible to Your Anxiety
May 5, 2015
Anxiety is an emotion, not a decision. So Jesus doesn’t give just a command; he attacks anxiety with truth, facts, promises, and reasons.
Hillary, Bernie, Donald, and Me
Feb 23, 2016
This year Hillary turns 69, Bernie turns 75, and Donald turns 70, and they’re running for the hardest job in the world. This is a call to 70 million Baby Boomers not to waste their lives.
A Call to Teenagers to Be Free
Jul 28, 2015
John Piper writes for the liberation of teenagers. Be wise and strong and free from the slavery of culture-conformity.
What to Do If You Wake Up Feeling Fragile
Dec 26, 2011
Cry out to God and trust in his promises when you feel weak and vulnerable. We are fragile, but he is mighty.
We Are Not Our Own
On God, Brittany Maynard, and Physician-Assisted Suicide
Oct 31, 2014
No matter what they’ve told Brittany Maynard, we are not our own. These lives are not ours to take.
My Tribute to R.C. Sproul (1939–2017)
Dec 14, 2017
R.C. Sproul (1939–2017) spent his ministry in the service of the holiness of God and the humility of man.
Planned Parenthood: Invitation, Explanation, Indignation
Aug 21, 2015
Join us this Saturday morning, August 22, 9:00–11:00 AM, at one of the three hundred protest gatherings at Planned Parenthood sites across the nation. Find the one nearest you, and stand with us to say, “Killing unborn human beings is not an acceptable answer to crisis pregnancies.”
Fifty Years After ‘Loving v. Virginia’
Celebrating the Beauty of Interracial Marriage
Jun 12, 2017
Christians of every race should search our hearts, and search the Scriptures, and bring our hearts into line with God’s word.
Sin Will Never Make You Happy
Nov 26, 2016
The power of all temptation is the prospect that it will make us happier. But God’s word exposes Satan’s lies and shows us where to find true happiness.
God Is Always Doing 10,000 Things in Your Life
Jan 1, 2013
In his love, sovereignty, and wisdom, God always brings about the greatest good from the most painful and complex situations.
God’s Call to Leave This American Mess
Oct 31, 2016
If America gave 100,000 twentysomethings (and seventy-somethings) to the unreached peoples, God might rise up and clean this house.
Don’t Waste Your Cancer
Feb 15, 2006
Many people waste their cancer. But in Christ there is hope. Here are ten encouragements to help you not waste your cancer.