About Tony Reinke

My name is Tony Reinke, an author, non-profit journalist and host of Ask Pastor John (John Piper’s podcast). The bulk of my current work centers on how we best flourish in the tech age saturated by innovation, media, and enough on-demand video to fill our eyes for 100 lifetimes.

My research interests reflect in my six book projects to date:

Officially I serve as a Senior Teacher for Desiring God, and produce and host the Ask Pastor John podcast, dedicated to questions of Christian theology and ethics. For fun, I manage a tribute site to my favorite Dutch theologian (hermanbavinck.org).

My Background

I’m a Christian, more specifically, an evangelical, reformed, credo-baptist, complementarian, continuationist, Christian hedonist. I believe the glorious and profound biblical truth that God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him, and I was happy to sign this document.

Married for 22 years to the wife of my youth and my best friend, we have three precious kids, mostly named after dead preachers.

My career in sports journalism launched just as newsprint was declining. I left the industry in the late 1990s and entered the digital world of blogging and social media in 2006. Writing online for fun eventually led to my first full-time ministry gig, serving on the web to assist C.J. Mahaney (2008–11) and now John Piper (2012–present). My work mixes theological research, content curating, writing, editing, interviewing, audio broadcasting, and social media.

Today I consider myself an investigative journalist of practical theology, leveraging key resources from the greatest thinkers in church history to address the perplexing questions facing Christians today. I use no research assistants or ghostwriters.

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