The Author

John Starke is pastor of preaching at Apostles Church in New York City and co-editor of One God in Three Persons (Crossway, 2015). You can follow him on Twitter.

John’s Books

How to Preach to the Secular Age

Pastors must show their congregations the unsatisfying end of the buffered self, which alienates us from meaning, satisfaction, intimacy, and love.

Planting a Church Is Lonely

We need pastors who know how to be forgettable

What I Learned from a Pastor’s Letters

Henri Nouwen’s letters help us pray, think, work, listen,

Does Your Preaching Have Calories?

There’s a difference between 'Christianese' and the language of

What to Do with Unanswered Prayer

God has inspired words of complaint and protest to