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The Pastor as Scholar and the Scholar as Pastor: Reflections on Life and Ministry

The Pastor as Scholar and the Scholar as Pastor: Reflections on Life and Ministry

by D. A. Carson, John Piper, David Mathis and Owen Strachan

Following the 2009 Gospel Coalition conference John Piper and D. A. Carson presented two talks at Park Community Church in Chicago, IL, sponsored by the Henry Institute at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. The topic of their presentation was on the relationship of scholarship and pastoral ministry. Piper centered on the importance of scholarship and acade… Read more…

With Calvin in the Theater of God: The Glory of Christ and Everyday Life

With Calvin in the Theater of God: The Glory of Christ and Everyday Life

by Marvin Olasky, Douglas Wilson, John Piper, David Mathis, Sam Storms, Julius J. Kim and Mark Talbot

John Calvin saw this world as God’s theater where his glory is always on display. Just as “day and night pour forth speech,” the universe and history are not silent either; they tell the glory of God. Reflecting on over 500 years of Calvin’s legacy, John Piper and this book’s other contributors invite us to join Calvin in the theater of God. Stemmi… Read more…

Thinking. Loving. Doing. (Contributions by: R. Albert Mohler Jr., R. C. Sproul, Rick Warren, Francis Chan, John Piper, Thabiti Anyabwile): A Call to Glorify God with Heart and Mind

Thinking. Loving. Doing. (Contributions by: R. Albert Mohler Jr., R. C. Sproul, Rick Warren, Francis Chan, John Piper, Thabiti Anyabwile): A Call to Glorify God with Heart and Mind

by John Piper, R. Albert MohlerJr., Thabiti M. Anyabwile, R. C. Sproul, David Mathis, Francis Chan and Rick Warren

The Christian life is more than thinking—but not less. And it’s more than feeling—but not less. It’s more than doing as well—but never less. Healthy followers of Jesus engage their minds, hearts, and hands in glorifying him.This volume, built on the 2010 Desiring God National Conference and John Piper’s recent book Think: The Life of the Mind and… Read more…

Designed for Joy: How the Gospel Impacts Men and Women, Identity and Practice

Designed for Joy: How the Gospel Impacts Men and Women, Identity and Practice

by David Mathis, Jonathan Parnell, Gloria Furman, Courtney Reissig, Owen Strachan, Denny Burk, Joe Rigney, Grant Castleberry, GraceAnna Castleberry, Christina Fox, Andy Naselli, Trillia Newbell, Marshall Segal and Brandon D. Smith

“Male and female he created them.” —Genesis 1:27 It’s one of the most important—and controversial—topics of our time. God created men and women in his image—equal in value and complementary in roles. These distinctive roles are not the vestiges of a bygone era, but integral to God’s timeless good design for humanity. Designed for Joy includes… Read more…

Habits of Grace: Enjoying Jesus through the Spiritual Disciplines

Habits of Grace: Enjoying Jesus through the Spiritual Disciplines

by John Piper and David Mathis

Hear his voice. Have his ear. Belong to his body. Three seemingly unremarkable principles shape and strengthen the Christian life: listening to God’s voice, speaking to him in prayer, and joining together with his people as the church. Though often viewed as normal and routine, the everyday “habits of grace” we cultivate give us access to these God-de… Read more…

"Habits of Grace": "Enjoying Jesus through the Spiritual Disciplines Study Guide"

"Habits of Grace": "Enjoying Jesus through the Spiritual Disciplines Study Guide"

by David Mathis

Put Yourself in the Path of God's Grace This study guide is designed to help you connect more deeply with the three crucial power sources for the Christian life: hearing God's voice (in the Bible), having his ear (in prayer), and belonging to his body (in the fellowship of the church). Created as a supplement to the book Habits of Grace: Enjoying Je… Read more…

How to Stay Christian in Seminary

How to Stay Christian in Seminary

by John Piper, David Mathis and Jonathan Parnell

Seminary is exhilarating . . . and dangerous. Seminary can be thrilling, with the potential to inspire and equip church leaders for a lifetime of faithful ministry. But it’s not without its risks. For many who have ignored the perils, seminary has been crippling. But with an extra dose of intentionality, and God’s help, this season of preparation can inv… Read more…

Habits of Grace: Enjoying Jesus through the Spiritual Disciplines
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Habits of Grace: Enjoying Jesus through the Spiritual Disciplines

by David Mathis

The Christian life is built on three seemingly unremarkable practices: reading the Bible, prayer, and fellowship with other believers. However, according to David Mathis, such “habits of grace” are the God-designed channels through which his glorious grace flows—making them life-giving practices for all Christians. Whether it’s hearin… Read more…

Acting the Miracle: God's Work and Ours in the Mystery of Sanctification

Acting the Miracle: God's Work and Ours in the Mystery of Sanctification

by Kevin DeYoung, John Piper, David Mathis, Edward T. Welch, Russell D. Moore, Ed Welch, Jarvis Williams and Russell Moore

Sanc●ti●fi●ca●tion  |  noun  |  ˌsaŋ(k)-tə-fə-ˈkā-shən: a big word for the little-by-little progress of the everyday Christian life Fighting sin is not easy. No one ever coasted into greater godliness. Christian growth takes effort. But we are not left alone. God loves to work the miracle of sanctification within us as we struggle for dail… Read more…

Finish the Mission: Bringing the Gospel to the Unreached and Unengaged
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Finish the Mission: Bringing the Gospel to the Unreached and Unengaged

by Louie Giglio, David Platt, John Piper, Michael Oh, David Mathis, Ed Stetzer and Michael Ramsden

As in previous years, Desiring God has put together a book based on the six sessions of their annual national conference. The 2011 event boasted an impressive line-up of speakers whose messages are now featured in this volume: David Platt, New York Times best-selling author of Radical; Louie Giglio, founder and leader of Passion conferences; Michael Ramsden,… Read more…

Don't Call It a Comeback (Foreword by D. A. Carson): The Old Faith for a New Day

Don't Call It a Comeback (Foreword by D. A. Carson): The Old Faith for a New Day

by Collin Hansen, Justin Taylor, Kevin DeYoung, Ted Kluck, Tullian Tchividjian, D. A. Carson, Thabiti M. Anyabwile, David Mathis, Andrew David Naselli, Russell D. Moore, Jonathan Leeman, Tim Challies, Greg Gilbert, Owen Strachan, Denny Burk, Jay Harvey, A Naselli, Eric C. Redmond, Andy Naselli, Russell Moore, Ben Peays, An Naselli, Darr Patrick, R , James L HarveyIII and Peay

Recent cultural interest in evangelicalism has led to considerable confusion about what the term actually means. Many young Christians are tempted to discard the label altogether. But evangelicalism is not merely a political movement in decline or a sociological phenomenon on the rise, as it has sometimes been portrayed. It is, in fact, a helpful theological… Read more…

Thinking. Loving. Doing.: A Call to Glorify God with Heart and Mind
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Thinking. Loving. Doing.: A Call to Glorify God with Heart and Mind

by John Piper, R. C. Sproul, David Mathis, Francis Chan, Rick Warren, Albert Mohler and Thabiti Anyabwile

The Christian life is more than thinking--but not less. And it's more than feeling--but not less. It's more than doing as well--but never less. Healthy followers of Jesus engage their minds, hearts, and hands in glorifying him. This volume, built on the 2010 Desiring God National Conference and John Piper's recent book Think: The Life of the Mind… Read more…


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