A Letter to Younger Me About Money
Dec 7, 2017
If you’ve never thought much about finances, it’s not too late to begin stewarding your money to the glory of God.
The Evangelical Drug of Choice
Jul 20, 2016
Our never-ending pursuit to escape through games and fantasy is a direct enemy of our joy. And our addiction will subtly cause contempt towards God and reticence in our duty to ultimately delight in him.
How to Have a Happy Life
Jul 7, 2016
If we made good interpretation of God’s dealings toward us, it would revolutionize the way we see the world and enable us to not only have a good day, but a happy life.
What Is Your Biggest Regret?
Jul 2, 2016
We don’t have the power to undo our mistakes. Time machines don’t exist, and they never will. So where do we find hope and rest in our regrets?
Online Friendships Are Not Enough
Jun 22, 2016
Online friendships can be a great blessings when placed in their proper perspectives, but perilous when they replace local community and the local church.
Pastors Lead by Example
Jun 13, 2016
We don’t practice eldership because it works. Our conviction is deeper than practicality.
The Most Important Reason We Work
Jun 2, 2016
Many view work as a means of survival. When we view work this way, our motivation to work is misguided. In order to shift our misplaced motivation, we need a theology of work.
When Our Conduct Contradicts Our Confession
May 15, 2016
Life and Scripture taught me that sometimes our conduct contradicts our confession.
Big-God Living in a Man-Pleasing World
May 2, 2016
Like children, we have an innate desire to “be seen” and share our accomplishments for our joy and the pleasure of another. But because of the fall, this desire has been misdirected.
Drunk in Love
The Danger of Infatuation in Dating
Apr 20, 2016
Marriage should be entered by a man and woman with a sober mind and heart, who can take seriously the vows they’re making before God and others.
Live to Give — At Any Cost
Mar 24, 2016
Jesus gives a command, an illustration, and a promise. Jesus answers the what, how, and the why. He tells his disciples to “love one another” how “I have loved you” so that “all people will know that you are my disciples.”
The Heart of Socialism
A Sympathetic Response to Advocates of Social Programs
Mar 17, 2016
Few question whether those who advocate for Socialism have good intentions. But as the saying goes, “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.”
Hope for the Unhappy Christian
Mar 10, 2016
Our discontentment doesn’t come from our singleness, marriage, job, church, or God. It comes from inside us.
The Meaning of Manhood
Feb 25, 2016
I didn’t drink from the fountain of manhood as a single, so I’m now drinking from a fire hose as a new husband. I’m learning the hard way about the high and hard calling of manhood.
Seven Questions to Ask Before You Watch ‘Deadpool’
Feb 12, 2016
Christians are debating whether it’s appropriate to see Deadpool. John Piper explains why he is committed to a radical abstention from anything he knows is going to present him with nudity.
Love the Racist, Confront the Sin
Feb 11, 2016
If we’re serious about fighting the sin of ethnic partiality, also known as racism, in the church, we must readily address it locally and privately.
More Tough Skin and Tender Hearts
How to Prepare for Conversations on Ethnic Harmony
Feb 4, 2016
Over the years I’ve learned that the conversation is complicated and how we view the world and ourselves can radically shape how we engage one another.
You Can’t Passively Kill Sin
Jan 14, 2016
Time doesn’t kill sin. If you make peace with your sin and hope that time or age kills it, it will only grow more twisted and perverted.
A Safe Place for Sexual Sinners
Jan 7, 2016
There is no ideal church specifically for sexual sinners. But there is an ideal church for sinners. It’s a safe place to confess and repent.
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Learning from the Choirs of Heaven
Dec 20, 2015
The gospel is good news for us, not angels; yet they rejoice and worship as if they were the ones experiencing this peculiar good of our merciful God.
Should Evangelicals Evolve on Homosexuality?
Dec 18, 2015
Accepting homosexuality is a growing trend among professing evangelicals. But most Bible-believers are not convinced.
One Voice on Christian Social Media
Dec 4, 2015
Rosaria Butterfield reminds us that love and boldness are crucial and inseparable as we engage the culture with the hard truths of Scripture.
Justice Without Facts Is No Justice at All
Nov 25, 2015
With a short video of Laquan McDonald’s death, more of the facts have finally been released in Chicago. In Minneapolis, with another black man dead and several more shot, we’re left waiting for more information. How should we respond to perceived injustice from those who should be enforcing justice?
God’s Grace Is Mind-Blowing
Nov 12, 2015
As our hatred for and awareness of our sin increases, we desperately need a biblical view of the grace of God. We need the Scriptures to paint a clear picture of who God is and how much he loves us in Christ Jesus.
A Marriage Leaning on Jesus and Longing for Heaven
Oct 22, 2015
Ian and Larissa’s love, devotion, and respect for one another is a fresh reminder that we must look beyond ourselves in order to truly love someone. As I reviewed their story, I was reminded that in order to love and sacrifice, I must cling to the one who first loved and sacrificed on my behalf.
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