Only Halfway Home: Demons, Disciple-Making, and Middle-Age – Ryan Griffith

Disciple-making is, at its essence, humbly helping other disciples to faithfully follow Jesus. As disciples, our commission is to help others understand what it means to be part of his…

Brave Words with a Broken Heart: The Unusual Boldness of the Apostle Paul – Justin Taylor

Our love grows soft if it is not strengthened by truth, and our truth grows hard if it is not softened by love. —John Stott John Piper has tried to…

Do We Need Extrabiblical Texts to Understand the Bible? – John Piper

Extrabiblical sources can help fill in some details of our Bible study, but all the gold we need to mine for life and godliness is in our English Bibles. Listen…

Time Alone for God: The Ageless Habits of Jesus Christ – David Mathis

“All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.” —Blaise Pascal (1623–1662) It’s a sweeping claim, but it might just be the kind of…

Did God Save Me to Call Attention to Himself? – John Piper

Over and over in the Bible, God says that he saves us in order to draw attention to himself. Why did God design salvation that way? Listen Now Read More Desiring…

America Was Never Home: How Christian Exiles Love a Nation Like Ours – Scott Hubbard

In the aftermath of Obergefell v. Hodges in 2015, some American Christians began to feel newly like exiles in their own country. All at once, it seemed to them, the…

Already, Not Yet: How to Live in the Last Days – David Briones

ABSTRACT: For now, Christians live in a great theological tension: we already possess every spiritual blessing in Christ, but we do not experience the fullness of these blessings yet. In…

Christ Redeems Us from Disobedience: Ephesians 1:7–10, Part 4 – John Piper

Christ’s blood not only purchases our forgiveness, but our obedience. We were not only redeemed from guilt, but from our futile ways of living. Watch Now Read More Desiring God

Are Christian Couples Required to Have Kids? – John Piper

The Bible is clear that children are a gift from God. So is there any room for a Christian couple to decide not to have any? Listen Now Read More…

Brokenhearted Boldness: A Christian Alternative to Outrage Culture – John Piper

Seventeen years ago, I wrote an article titled “Taking the Swagger Out of Christian Cultural Influence.” I used the word swagger to describe a distortion of Christian boldness I was…