Christian Apologetics

The task of developing and sharing arguments for the truth and rationality of Christianity and the falsehood and irrationality of alternatives with the aim of strengthening the faith of believers and provoking non-believers to consider Christ.

John Piper: Ask Pastor John

Sep 25 2023

If the penalty for sin is eternal punishment, how could Jesus’s finite sufferings pay the price of our redemption?

Sep 21 2023

Why did Jesus leave earth after his resurrection? Pastor John gives six reasons for Jesus’s ascension to the Father’s right hand.

Sep 18 2023

If Christ has not been raised, Paul says, then Christians are “of all people most to be pitied.” But why should we be pitied when we live with such joy?

Sep 14 2023

“God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him.” What does Pastor John mean when he talks about “satisfaction in God”?

Sep 11 2023

Christ is our rest on Monday as well as Sunday. But how do we experience the peaceful rest of Jesus in the midst of our labors?

Sep 7 2023

The doctrines of grace are designed to destroy human boasting. So, what can we do if we find our theology becoming a platform for pride?

Sep 4 2023

At least six biblical pointers give us reason to expect some kind of work in the age to come. But whatever eternity holds, it will be a future beyond disappointment.

Aug 31 2023

Rich doctrine makes the heart sing. So, where might Christians start if they want to read time-tested, soul-deepening books?

Aug 28 2023

With so many demands on our time, why should we carve out precious minutes for books? Pastor John gives seven reasons he loves to read.

Aug 24 2023

When life is hard and heaven seems silent, how can God’s people still feel his love? Pastor John offers six reminders for those in spiritual darkness.