What’s Wrong with Western Missionaries?
Sep 12, 2016
A missionary interviewed persecuted Christians across a particular hostile country, asking them what makes a good missionary. Their answer leveled him.
Pray for Those Who Abuse You
Feb 17, 2015
Whether others persecute, abuse, hate, or curse us, Jesus tells us to pray for them. But how should you pray for those who hate you?
Think It Not Strange
Fiery Trials and the Testimony of Christ
Jan 25, 2016
We should not be surprised or ashamed when we suffer in the name of Jesus. God refines us and displays the worth of Christ in and through our suffering.
A Letter to Exiles
1 Peter 1:1–2, Part 1
Sep 3, 2015
Peter wrote a letter to Christians facing massive opposition and even persecution for their faith. These believers refused to join in the world’s rebellion against God, and they were mocked and rejected for it. In this lab, John Piper begins a new series through this hope-filled letter to exiles.