Traits of a Masculine Ministry

This is part of a message delivered by John Piper at the Desiring God 2012 Conference for Pastors. It is a look at the marks of a courageous and faithful Christian ministry (what Piper calls a ‘masculine ministry’) as modeled in the ministry of John Charles Ryle (1816-1900), first Anglican Bishop of Liverpool. The entire … Continue reading Traits of a Masculine Ministry

Glorifying God at work

Work is central to our lives. I spend no less than 9 out of my waking hours at my job and another 4 or 5 getting to and fro the office every day (I live in Lagos!).  So what I do during these hours matter tremendously. I am called to be a light in a … Continue reading Glorifying God at work

Book Review: The Dangerous Duty of Delight, by John Piper

'I write this little book because the truth and beauty of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, are breathtaking.' John Piper argues in this little book that delight or joy is not an add-on to the christian life; it is of the essence of biblical Christianity. God commands us to delight in Him (Psalm 37:4). … Continue reading Book Review: The Dangerous Duty of Delight, by John Piper

A Call for Courage

These are challenging times. The advocates of unbelief and immorality keep waxing louder and louder. Popular songs and movies venerate sex, violence, and materialism. Intellectuals seek a social reconstruction that would destroy the institutions of marriage and the family. In spite of the onward march of democracy, the human lust for power keeps springing up … Continue reading A Call for Courage