Brave Words with a Broken Heart
The Unusual Boldness of the Apostle Paul
Aug 7, 2020
Boldness without gentleness betrays the unrelenting kindness of God. Gentleness without courage betrays the God who never compromises.
‘This Word Must Be Preached’
John Piper’s Call to the Pastorate
Oct 14, 2019
On the fortieth anniversary of John Piper’s call to be a pastor, Justin Taylor tells the story of a sleepless night, a journal, and a word burning to be spoken.
Friends You Need Are Buried in the Past
Q&A on Reading Christian Biographies
Jul 28, 2018
Christian biographies are treasure troves for hungry souls. Don’t miss out on their riches.
Your Sorrow Will Turn to Joy
Morning & Evening Meditations for Holy Week
Mar 14, 2016
A team of pastors and scholars walk us through Holy Week with short meditations for each morning and evening, from Palm Sunday to the triumph of Easter.
Bethlehem 2016 Conference for Pastors and Church Leaders
Jan 25, 2016
Many issues that relate to the Christian life, including political and social issues, are complex and must be handled with careful attention to Scripture.
The Great Vision of Christian Education
Ten Foundational Truths
Aug 18, 2015
Christian education is as big as God and his revelation. It goes beyond parenting and teachers and classroom instruction to infuse every aspect of the Christian life. It involves not merely donning gospel-centered glasses when we study “spiritual” subjects, but seeing everything in relation to God.
The Escalating Conflict
Tuesday of Holy Week
Apr 15, 2014
On Tuesday of Holy Week, the chief priests, scribes, and elders moved on Jesus to lay four traps for the Messiah.
No Turning Back
Monday of Holy Week
Apr 14, 2014
Jesus knew the heart of man — and that the acclaim of his disciples and the crowd was built on a messiah of their own imagination. It made for no meek and mild Monday.
The Sanctity of Human Life
Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders
Nov 16, 2011
Justin Taylor discusses the sanctity of human life and why pastors cannot ignore this important doctrine.
For the Fame of God’s Name
Essays in Honor of John Piper
Oct 4, 2010
John Piper has had a profound impact on countless men and women over his nearly thirty years of ministry. From his online ministry with Desiring God to his preaching ministry at Bethlehem Baptist to his writing ministry in over thirty…
Surprise Presentation of the Book “For the Fame of God’s Name”
Desiring God 2010 National Conference
Oct 2, 2010
In a heartwarming surprise, John Piper was gifted a magnificent festschrift, a grand tome filled with heartfelt tributes and profound insights, all in celebration of God’s work through Piper.
The Power of Words and the Wonder of God
Sep 2, 2009
Words carry an immeasurable significance: by his word God created the world, and by our words we worship God.
Panel Discussion - Piper, Tripp, Kauflin, and Taylor
Desiring God 2008 National Conference
Sep 27, 2008
Bob, you’re one of the happiest men that I know. But several years ago you went through a period of intense emotional suffering. I wonder if you would be willing to share a bit about what you went through, how…
Panel Discussion - Piper, Driscoll, and Ferguson
Desiring God 2008 National Conference
Sep 26, 2008
John, was there anything in particular from Sinclair’s message that stood out to you as something you need or want to apply personally to your life? What convicted you? And then, Mark, you can answer the same. Piper: Let’s start…
A Call for the Endurance of the Saints
Aug 27, 2008
This short book will awaken rugged, Christ-exalting endurance in those who are weary or who simply long to remain firm to the end.
The Supremacy of Christ in a Postmodern World
Nov 2, 2007
In this short book, six pastor-theologians aim to help others live in light of Christ’s supremacy as we share truth to a postmodern society.
Jesus’ High Priestly Prayer
Oct 2, 2007
Jesus’ “high priestly prayer” (John 17) is only about 650 words. It takes only 3 minutes and 30 seconds to read it aloud. But it will take all eternity for us to fully understand it I recently found…
Speaker Panel Q&A
Sep 29, 2007
Justin Taylor: Jerry, you talked and you’ve written so much about the gospel being for believers for everyday life. It’s not just for unbelievers; it’s for us in the Christian life. And you said in your talk that you didn’t…
Unbelief in an Elder's Children
Feb 1, 2007
1 Timothy 3:4-5 He must manage his own household well, with all dignity keeping his children submissive, for if someone does not know how to manage his own household, how will he care for God’s church Titus 1:6 …
Sep 30, 2006
Justin Taylor: Dr. Wells, I want to start with you. Many people today are identifying themselves as “spiritual” but not “religious.” What’s the significance of this, and do you see it as an encouraging sign? David Wells: I do actually…
A Conversation with the Pastors
Sep 29, 2006
Justin Taylor: Pastor John, in the summer of 2006 you spent two months poring over the commands of Jesus in the Gospels in order to write the book What Jesus Demands from the World. I’m wondering what that amount…
Suffering and the Sovereignty of God
Sep 13, 2006
John Piper and six contributors urge readers to look to Christ in suffering to find the deepest comfort and sweetest fellowship they have ever known.
What Is Plagiarism?
Jan 23, 2006
The definition of plagiarism, why it's a problem, and how to avoid it.
Interview with John Piper
Oct 7, 2005
The following transcript is of an interview with John Piper conducted by Justin Taylor on October 7, 2005. Justin Taylor: Pastor John, you’ve become known as a champion of and a celebrator of God’s control of all things. But I…
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