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


Nov 30 2022

Outside of Christ, the fear of death is a slave master that holds everyone in bondage — even those who seem unaware of their chains.

Nov 28 2022

Our churches grow in wisdom and maturity when the young honor the old, the old listen to the young, and all clothe themselves with humility.

Nov 25 2022

Suffering may be the price of Christian love, but it is not the aim of Christian love. Our aim is to do as much good as we can on the lowly path of service.

Nov 23 2022

How can we aim to be done with anxiety and enjoy peace in any circumstance? By bringing every circumstance to God in prayer.

Nov 21 2022

If God saves his people through faith alone apart from works, why does Peter say that baptism now saves us?

Nov 18 2022

In 1 Peter 3:19, we read that Christ “went and proclaimed to the spirits in prison, because they formerly did not obey.” What might Peter mean?

Nov 16 2022

There is no distress that puts you beyond the good news that God brings — not even the distress caused by your own sin.

Nov 14 2022

Thirty years after ‘Let the Nations Be Glad!’ was published, Pastor John reflects on the book’s beginnings and its lasting legacy.

Nov 11 2022

Paul and Peter charge Christians to use our spiritual gifts for the good of the church. But what if we don’t seem to have any spiritual gifts?

Nov 9 2022

If God has given helpful skills to both believers and unbelievers, what makes the difference between a merely natural ability and a spiritual gift?