My Flesh and My Heart Did Fail: Learning from a Health Scare – Sam Crabtree

Two weeks before Christmas, my heart stopped. Seated next to me in a congregational meeting, my wife sees me close my eyes and slump. After a few seconds, the old…

The Easiest Step of Love – John Piper

Prayer is the easiest step of love, and it is also the most powerful. God can do far more for others in response to our prayers than we could ever…

Announcing Our Church Partnership Program

There is only one institution of which Jesus declared, “the gates of hell shall not prevail against it” (Matt. 16:18). The church is Christ’s “Plan A” for proclaiming His gospel…

How Did John Calvin Die?

The last ten years of Calvin’s life were quiet and productive. The final edition of his magnum opus, The Institutes of the Christian Religion, now expanded to four times its…

The Setting of 1 Thessalonians: 1 Thessalonians 1:1, Part 1 – John Piper

Join John Piper for this first episode in his new teaching series through the book of Thessalonians. Watch Now Read More Desiring God

The Other Great Parenting Books: How the Best Stories Point Kids to Christ – Kathryn Butler

For the past two years, the realities of life in a pandemic have posed enormous challenges for parents. In the best cases, masks and testing, remote learning and limited childcare…

Embracing Forgiveness

John Stott once wrote, “Forgiveness is as indispensable to the life and health of the soul as food is for the body.”1 Many people suffer from misery of the soul…

The Psalms Know What You Feel – Marshall Segal

Let everything that has breath praise the Lord! Praise the Lord! (Psalm 150:6) The first and last psalms tell us a great deal about what God wants us to see…

Have I Sinned If I Fall Short of Excellence at Work? – John Piper

God is honored when we do our jobs with technical excellence, and he is also honored when we give ourselves to the kinds of excellence that cannot be measured. Listen…

Wallpaper: Out Inmost Hearts

“If we have received Christ Himself in our inmost hearts, our new life will display its intimate acquaintance with Him by a walk of faith in Him.” — C.H. Spurgeon…