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.
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.
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.
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.
Embrace the Life God Has Given You
Two-Minute Clip on Grief
Mar 10, 2017
Grief must have its season, but it must never have the final word.
A Poem by John Piper
Dec 1, 2013
Watch or read the tale of the life and death of a Calvinist in this video-poem by John Piper.
Don’t Waste Your Mornings
Jul 10, 2015
Checking our phones first thing in the morning won’t prepare us for the day ahead. Our routine should set our eyes on, and strengthen us in, God alone.
I Will Not Leave Jesus — But I’m Done with the Church
Dec 16, 2015
“I’m done with the organized church, but I still love Jesus.” John Piper responds.
Six Ways Jesus Fought Depression
Jul 9, 2012
When he was in anguish, Jesus rested his soul in the sovereign wisdom of God.
If I Were 22 Again
May 7, 2018
When John Piper turned 22, he was in the middle of his senior year at Wheaton College. If he were 22 again, knowing what he knows now, what would he do?
Satan’s Ten Strategies Against You
Oct 4, 2016
Do not be outwitted by Satan. God sees behind enemy lines and tells us all we need to know to not be ignorant of Satan’s designs.
Every President Will Be a Footnote
Nov 7, 2016
One day America and all its presidents will be a footnote in history, but the kingdom of Jesus will never end.
Ambushing Satan with Song
Jan 20, 1985
Singing to God is not a nice little emotional trip to spice up a worship service. It is a matter of life and death.
Do You Pray Like a Nonbeliever?
Aug 22, 2016
Real love will not settle for the tragic life of mere earthly blessings. It prays for more.
Your Suffering Is Working for You
Dec 2, 2015
What does pain produce? What’s it doing in our lives? John Piper explains why Christians should not lose heart in suffering.
Staying Married Is Not About Staying in Love
Jan 28, 2007
Marriage is about keeping a covenant — just like Jesus does with his bride, the church.
World Vision: Adultery No, Homosexual Practice Yes
Mar 25, 2014
World Vision made a tragic decision — which they later reversed — that would allow employees to engage in sexual activity with someone of the same sex, if they were married. Ultimately, they reversed their decision, but the lessons remain valuable for ministries moving forward.
Good News of Great Joy (Free Advent eBook)
Nov 26, 2012
Dear Friends, I’m excited to tell you about a new free eBook for Advent from Desiring God. It’s called Good News of Great Joy, organized specifically for this Advent, 2012. Advent is just around the corner. It starts the…
Six Things Submission Is Not
Feb 26, 2016
Leadership and submission in marriage are beautiful, but the roles can be applied poorly. John Piper shares six things submission to a husband is not.
What Does It Mean to Seek the Lord?
Aug 19, 2009
Christians are told to seek the Lord, but many of us have no idea what that might look like today. Here’s a practical guide for how to pursue God.
When God Feels Distant, He May Want Us to Grow Up
Mar 14, 2018
When God feels distant, he may be calling us away from a flimsy faith to a tough, unshakable allegiance to Jesus.
Letter to a Parent Grieving the Loss of a Child
Apr 22, 2013
A grieving mother, who recently had given birth to a stillborn son, wrote to Pastor John asking for counsel and comfort. Here’s what he wrote back.
Jesus Is Not a Weekend Thing
Mar 15, 2019
How can we distinguish between doing Christian things like worship and actually being a Christian who worships? How can we tell if we are faking it?