How to Be Like Jesus During Advent
Dec 5, 1988
It is a wonderful problem! The Bethlehem nurseries are overflowing with little children. And all the more so because of so many visitors. We need your help. Even one hour over the next three weeks would be appreciated. Call Laurel…
Unfolding Bethlehem's Fresh Initiative #2
Nov 26, 1995
Our mission is to spread a passion for the supremacy of God in everything, including choosing where we live.
Desiring God Going Global
Nov 28, 2007
John Piper introduces Desiring God's International Outreach.
Incredible Growth in 2014, Goals for 2015
Dec 29, 2014
In episode 500, Pastor John gives an update about the ways God worked through Desiring God in 2014, and shares goals of the ministry for 2015.
Bethlehem’s Antioch Moment
Apr 9, 2011
When you think you don’t know what to do, you at least know that you can pray. In the middle of transition, you can depend on God.
How Thorough Should a Pastor's Confession to His Congregation Be?
Sep 21, 2009
John Piper talks about how a pastor can be helpfully authentic in front of his people.
Dreaming About Disappearing Mortgages
Apr 11, 1995
If you did not receive in the mail a copy of the new mortgage brochure, “Our Giving Account: God is Good!” please call the church or get one from the Information Table in the Commons Our new sanctuary was completed…
Racial Harmony and the Gospel
Apr 4, 2001
If you have prejudice and enmity against others, your relationship to God is questionable.
How Confrontational Should We Be When Witnessing to Lost Family Members?
Apr 21, 2008
John Piper says to pray for and utilize strategic situations for sharing.
How Can I Minister to a Family Member Who Is Practicing Homosexuality?
Apr 7, 2008
John Piper clarifies how we are to minister with conviction and compassion.
The People Said Yes!
Oct 26, 1987
I have no doubt that the victory at Bethlehem last Sunday night will have infinitely greater significance than the victory at the Metro Dome. I call it a victory, because we have prayed that God would overcome the natural differences…
What Has the Loss of Your Father Taught You About Ministering to the Dying?
Oct 1, 2007
John Piper considers how we can be a blessing to those on the brink of eternity.
Here It Is, Emily—Just Like I Said
Jul 29, 1985
Many of our church's shut-ins are brimming with stories of the goodness of God.
The Other Four Illustrations
How Hope Compels Love
Jul 14, 1986
Four illustrations from Scripture of how hope moves and sustains love.
Highlights of the 108th Annual Meeting of the Baptist General Conference
Sturbridge, Massachusetts - June 25-29, 1986
Jun 30, 1986
1) A new conference organizational structure was approved provisionally. It will be voted on next year for decisive approval 2) A new funding procedure was approved. a) The General Secretary's office, the Standard, and other support services will no…
Sailing to the Nations to Finish the Task
Feb 15, 2013
This is the second of two messages under the title “Sailing to the Nations to Finish the Task.” Watch or listen to the first message.
Should a Pastor Skip Teaching Some Passages Because He Lacks Confidence In His Own Interpretation?
Dec 10, 2008
John Piper says to draw as much as you can out of a passage, but then to be honest about the rest.
Do You Think Our Generation Relies on Extra-Biblical Literature Too Much?
Mar 13, 2010
John Piper thinks all generations could love and pore over the Bible more.
Let Public Thanks Ascend for God's Mercy in Education for Exultation
Oct 22, 2003
Phase one of the EDUCATION FOR EXULTATION building is complete and paid for debt free. With you I say, "Thank you Father, for your mercy and power. Thank you for the grace poured out into the lives of hundreds of…
Bethlehem: A Culture of Peace
Nov 25, 2003
The next best thing to having a church without conflict is having one that knows how to resolve it in a Christ-exalting way.
What Pipers Do On Vacation
How Can a Husband and Wife Fellowship with Jesus?
Aug 4, 2004
On vacation I had lots of time alone with my Bible, John Owen, and St. Athanasius. I would get up in the morning, run the hills of North Carolina for half an hour, shower, get a glass of grapefruit juice…
The Cyrenian Cycle: Rufina
Dec 22, 1996
The synagogue of Freedmen in Jerusalem, for years had been A place of passion for the law Of Moses. There they held in awe The Temple and the holy priests, The sacrifices, and the feasts. For these were men who'd…