One-on-one conversations, heart to heart talk seem to be rare these days though one will say that the connection is never lost and that communicating through the internet and social media is better th… Burdens can range from personal problems to current events on a national or global level and the Bible teaches people how to deal with it through Christ. Former lesbian-turned-believer of God Jackie Hill Perry warns Christians against dating and having relationships with non-believers. The question on whether women should be allowed to take the pastoral role is a controversial issue in the churches today. But a minister argued that though he acknowledges the importance of women in t… Noting the country's rapid moral decline, a minister highlighted the significance of pastors who will speak the truth of God's Word.
John Piper covers Christian Hedonism in a response to a question sent by a "Desiring God" radio listener. "'Whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.' How can I give the Lord glory by enjoying him through good?" the listener by the name of Trent asked Pastor John. "Is… On a radio show dedicated to women's rights, campaigner Kellie-jay Kee, the Tory MP for Thurrock, stated that rather than advancing equality, the transgender movement was guilty of gender stereotyping. Now that transgenderism is normalized here in America, there have been issues with negative feelin… During a podcast led by the team at Desiring God, a woman from Sweden who described herself as a "relatively new Christian in Sweden" asked Pastor John Piper about her church and was interested in how he thought about her church that does not preach against sins. John Piper stated, "Satan, whose name means an accuser, a devil which means slanderer." Satan takes away the grace from every being. The Devil is the "deceiver of the whole world" (Revelation 12:9), "ruler of this world" (John 12:31, 14:30, 16:11), "god of this age" (2 Corinthians 4:4), "prince of t… During the COVID-19 pandemic, where the shelter-in-place orders are enforced, families are forced to stay closer together for longer periods of time than ever before. This can come as welcoming news to come while to others it may be worrisome. John Piper asks God for comfort in those who are brokenhearted, praying for peace, justice, forgiveness, and love in each race without discrimination. Podcast of desiringGod.com looked back to a sermon preached back in 2009 to gain insight on what God's purposes were during a national financial crisis. In a recent podcast episode posted on Desiring God, pastor John Piper shared a thoughtful answer to the question of one listener about "how to distinguish an act done from faith and an act done from unbelief." Opendoors collected reflections about coronavirus isolation from nine Chinese pastors. As many Christians in China have been under brutal isolation avoiding the government's raid on their churches, they have gained wisdoms and experiences. In a recent potcast posted on Desiring of God, the well-known theologian and pastor John Piper answered a question about what is hyper-Calvinism and how can Calvinism go wrong.