- Wed, Oct 08, 2014
- Doctrine and Theology
Randy Alcorn's Blog: john piper
- Fri, Jul 04, 2014
- Christian Life
When it comes to the “retirement dream,” we must ask, “Whose dream is it?” It may be the American dream—but is it God’s?
- Wed, Mar 12, 2014
In researching and writing on the topic of happiness, one of the verses I've enjoyed mediating on is Jeremiah 32:40, 41, where God says, "I will make with them an everlasting covenant that I will not turn away from doing good to them ... I will rejoice in doing good to them.”
- Fri, Dec 13, 2013
- Sexual Purity
When speaking about sexual purity at my church, I told parents that if they are going to let their children have internet access in the privacy of their own rooms, they may as well buy thousands of pornographic magazines and stack them in their children’s closets and then say, “Don’t ever look at those.” It amounts to the same thing.
- Fri, May 24, 2013
No writer has had greater impact on me than C. S. Lewis. I find both his fiction and nonfiction to be penetrating and life-shaping. That’s one of the reasons I’m excited to be speaking at this year’s Desiring God National Conference, “The Romantic Rationalist: God, Life, and Imagination in the Work of C.S. Lewis,” in Minneapolis, Minnesota on September 27-29.
- Mon, Dec 03, 2012
- Recommended Reading and Resources
Holiness was once a central component of following Christ. But for many today, the Christian life is little more than a celebration of cheap grace and pseudo-liberty, with a high tolerance for sin. In this well-written and much-needed book, Kevin DeYoung thoughtfully points us to an unpopular yet strangely liberating truth—that God is holy and expects us to be holy.
- Thu, Oct 18, 2012
So how do I choose between two candidates who in my opinion fall far short? I must consider not simply the candidates’ professed religious beliefs, but their past positions on moral issues, their promises and statements of intentions of what they will do in office.
Twenty-three years ago when I was going to jail for civil disobedience, a pastor told me he believed Christians shouldn’t go to jail. I told him I thought the day would come when he would go to jail, not for refusing to go along with abortion, but for refusing to go along with homosexuality.