Why ‘Falling Out of Love’ Never Justifies Divorce
Jan 5, 2018
Staying married is not first about staying in love. It’s about keeping a covenant that reflects Jesus’s own commitment to his bride — the church.
Here We Stand
A 31-Day Journey with Heroes of the Reformation
Sep 25, 2017
Martin Luther didn’t stand alone 500 years ago. Nor does he stand alone today. To mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we invite you to join us on a 31-day journey, just 5–7 minutes each day, to meet the many heroes of the Reformation.
What Does It Mean for a Man to Lead His Family Spiritually?
Jan 11, 2016
Husbands take their cues from Christ, who gave himself up for the church. How can Christian men serve their wives and kids while leading them?
I’ve Already Wasted My Life — Now What?
Apr 28, 2016
What we’ve done isn’t the measure of what God can do through us in the future. Pastor John offers five ways forward for those who feel stuck.
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.
John Piper’s Prayer in the Path of Hurricanes
Sep 9, 2017
God doesn’t mean for us to forget him or minimize him when hurricanes devastate human life. John Piper turns Godward and prays in the path of hurricanes.
John Piper’s Prayer for President Trump
Jan 20, 2017
Listen to John Piper’s heart and Godward hopes for the 45th presidency of the United States.
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 Weaknesses
Jan 1, 2014
Let us say again with Paul this year, “I boast all the more gladly in this weakness, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.”
‘God Did the Work, Period’
My Tribute to Billy Graham (1918–2018)
Feb 21, 2018
His greatest impact is the eternal difference he made in leading countless persons, from all over the world, out of destruction into everlasting joy.
Seven Tips for College Students
Sep 22, 2015
Do what you have to do to be radically devoted to Jesus and his holiness.
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.
Will I Be Single for the Rest of My Life?
Jan 2, 2017
God promises to give his single children an everlasting monument and name better than sons and daughters.
You Are Not Enslaved to Your Past
Oct 12, 2015
Resist fatalism with all your might. No, with all God’s might. Change is possible. Pursue it until you are perfected at the coming of Christ.
Christian, You Are Free Not to Vote
Nov 3, 2016
As citizens of heaven, Christians are not bound by any human institution to vote. Our only duty is to bear witness to Christ’s supremacy and display our allegiance to his kingdom.
Seven Reasons Not to Play the Lottery
Jan 5, 2016
Here are seven reasons, among others, I have often rehearsed to make the case that you should not gamble with your money by playing the lottery.
How to Glorify God at Work
Sep 6, 2011
How can teachers, engineers, and cashiers glorify God in their jobs? A lot could be said, but here is a short list of ideas to get you started.
116 Been Real
Lecrae, “White Evangelicalism,” and Hope
Oct 6, 2017
What is my main response to Lecrae loosening his ties with “white evangelicalism”? Thankfulness. And to thankfulness, I would add hope. I feel hope.
Legislating Morality for Women in the Seventh Century
Oct 27, 2012
As Dana Robert tells the story of the conversion of the Irish, lessons abound for our day. For example, here is a paragraph about the effect of Christianity on the condition of women in the seventh century. Although little is…
When Depression Descends, Do the Next Thing
Oct 21, 2015
Do not underestimate the power of preaching to your soul and singing to God when you can’t shake spiritual darkness.
10 Resolutions for Mental Health
Dec 31, 2007
On October 22, 1976, Clyde Kilby, who is now with Christ in heaven, gave an unforgettable lecture. Here were his ten points for greater mental health.
How to Read the Bible for Yourself
Mar 17, 2015
When John Piper reads the Bible, how does he see the things he sees? Here are three steps to understanding and applying every passage in God’s word.
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.
Should Christians Cremate Their Loved Ones?
A Modest Proposal
Apr 26, 2016
Cremation has skyrocketed over the past generation, mostly for financial reasons. It raises the question whether Christians should burn or bury their loved ones.