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BEAUTY FOR ASHES

No matter what your past has been God can restore your life and give...

FOUR STEPS TO SPIRITUAL INTIMACY IN MARRIAGE

“With no one else has it been more difficult to have consistent, uplifting spiritual conversations than with my wife. . . . And I’m sure she would say the...

YOU ARE NOT SPECIAL, BUT YOU ARE HIS

As I recently prepared to celebrate my 51st Easter, it occurred to me that one of the most important journeys I have taken during my life in Christ has been to close the distance be...

IS IT SINFUL TO WANT TO DIE?

Is it sinful to desire death as an escape from the pain of this world and as an escape from the pain caused by our own sinfulness? Marissa, a listener to the podcast, is brave enough to ask it.

WHEN GOD INTERRUPTS YOUR PLANS

We were recently on a vacation when God interrupted my plans. My family and I had traveled hundreds of miles to stay at a hotel on the beach. I had made arrangements to spend one da...

DOES PAUL THINK HE COULD MISS THE RESURRECTION?

Why do I need to press on to make the resurrection my own, if Christ has already made me his own? John Piper responds by showing that praying a prayer will not save you. Running har...

HAVE SEX LIKE YOU KNOW GOD

I wish I knew then what I know now about sex. I wish I could redo every adrenaline-filled step I took into romance and intimacy, and heal every wound I inflicted. I wish I would hav...

START ASKING GOD FOR MORE

Praying has always been hard for Christians. I once heard John Stott say that prayer was his greatest struggle in the Christian life, and I suspect he wasn’t alone. I’m...