How to Live Fearlessly – John Piper

How can Christians live fearlessly? Replace the fear of man with the fear of God. Fear man — live fearfully. Fear God — live fearlessly. Listen Now Read More Desiring…

The Hands That Made the Meal: What the Supper Says About Ordinary Work – Marshall Segal

Many of us today take for granted the hard work of making bread. Each week, we simply grab our pre-baked, pre-cut, mass-produced loaf and roll along to the next aisle…

Doubt: A Personal History – Scott Hubbard

Tucked away in my computer files is a little document named “What to Do with Doubt.” A remnant from a darker time. The document was a note to self, an…

Take Your Wife in Holiness — Not a Brother’s: 1 Thessalonians 4:3–8, Part 1 – John Piper

Sexual purity is more a matter of knowing God than of following a prescribed list of dos and don’ts. Watch Now Read More Desiring God

The Bitter Splinters of Marburg: How the Table Split Luther and Zwingli – Michael A.G. Haykin

A few years ago, while I was leading a group of Christians touring various Reformation sites along the Rhine in Switzerland, Germany, and the Netherlands, our tour group took a…

I Want to Be Baptized — My Husband Opposes It – John Piper

Godly submission does not require that a woman do everything her husband says. Before she is a wife who submits to her husband, she is a Christian who submits to…

Our Children Need to See Weakness – Vaneetha Rendall Risner

“Would you please, please come with me? I really want you to be there. All the other moms are going.” My daughter was pleading with me to volunteer at field…

Apostle, Comforter, and Champion: 1 Thessalonians 4:1–2, Part 2 – John Piper

We all need comforters who commend us for our faithfulness and champions who challenge us to greater heights. Watch Now Read More Desiring God

Am I Called to Ministry? Five Tests – John Piper

How do we know if we are able to bear the heavy calling of being the aroma of life to some and the aroma of death to others? Listen Now…

Pastors Are Teachers First: A Paragraph That Reformed My Ministry – Jonathan Parnell

For some, a single sentence has changed the trajectory of their ministry. For me, it was a paragraph from Richard Baxter’s classic book The Reformed Pastor. Our whole work must…