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Wash in the Waters Again

Visible words. That was the Reformers’ term for baptism and the Lord’s Supper. In complement to the spoken words of gospel preaching, these twin rhythms...

Have We Become Too Professional?

It’s happened again. The church has been appropriated by the professionals. It’s one of the factors that is weakening the American church. The focus within...

Don’t Worry, Be Casting

by Andy Naselli First Peter 5:6–7 is bursting with hope and comfort. When I am tempted to worry, I often meditate on it. And when I...

When It Seems Like God Did You Wrong

The story of Naomi in Ruth chapter one teaches us that how things look and how things feel are often not how they are. The last time...

Why Homosexuality Is Not Like Other Sins

Homosexuality is not the only sin mentioned in 1 Corinthians 6:9-10. Or do you not know that the unrighteous will not inherit the kingdom of God?...

5 Truths About the Resurrection of Jesus

The resurrection of Jesus is foundational to the Christian faith, and yet, oftentimes, we only give it real thought around the Easter season.

Let's Give Away $1 Million

When Faith and I first were married, we spent a lot of time talking about goals for our life together. One of our seemingly outlandish...

Five Helps for Your Holy Week

To help you make the most of Holy Week, we’ve ventured into the archive to find five of the best Piper articles related to...

The Strangeness of Being a Pastor

Being a pastor isn’t the hardest job – not by a long shot. I can think of many, many jobs that seem far more demanding....

John Piper: Ten Lessons from a Hospital Bed

Recently I spent 30 hours in the hospital. I won’t tantalize you with details, but you can tell by this blog, I’m still alive....

Why Your Church is Probably Operating at Less than 50% Effectiveness

Most of you will disagree with what I am about to suggest. Nevertheless, I will try my best to share with you what I’ve...

Why Your Church is Probably Operating at Less than 50% Effectiveness

Most of you will disagree with what I am about to suggest. Nevertheless, I will try my best to share with you what I’ve...

Being Rich Isn't a Sin

Money. Loot. Moola. Scratch. Greenbacks. Dough. Bank. Benjamins. Wad. Shekels. Bills. Dead presidents. However you like to refer to your money, our lives all revolve, to...

The Joy of Getting Unstuck

I’m busy. Like you, I’ve got a hundred things going on between family and church and work and all the in between. Let me be...

The Problem with Jesus

At least he was honest enough to admit it. “I have a real problem with Jesus on this one.” I had just shown a clip...

When Scripture Is the Controversy

If we learned anything from last week, maybe it’s that the real controversy among evangelicals in the coming days will be about the Bible,...

How Do You Prepare for Sunday?

by Jordan Kauflin A couple weeks ago, my wife and I went out to eat on a date. On a whim, we decided to go...

Facebook Is Making Online Outreach a LOT Harder: 6 Ways Churches Can Still Use...

The gospel did okay before Facebook, and will do just fine without it. But plenty of churches and organizations like mine have found Facebook to be an...

When the Bible Is Hard to Understand

Years ago Noel Piper recommended a way to read the Bible that helped her, and, as I eventually discovered, helped me as well. She introduced a...

The Truth of the Bible Still Matters, and It Always Will

The Bible is literally true. If I just lost you, that’s okay. I get that this may come across as a weird statement to anyone...
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