John Piper

John Piper served as pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota for 33 years. Additionally, the Reformed pastor and professor has written over 50 books and serves as chancellor and professor at Bethlehem College and Seminary in Minneapolis. Through his ministry, Desiring God, Piper both advocates for Christians’ pursuit of God as their ultimate goal, an idea he calls “Christian hedonism.”

  • John Piper’s Liberty Convocation Pulled After Election Post
    John Piper’s Liberty Convocation Pulled After Election Post
    University said Piper's appearance with J. D. Greear was “unfortunate timing,” falling the same week as his viral article decrying both presidential candidates.
  • The Alpha-Male Style in American Evangelicalism
    The Alpha-Male Style in American Evangelicalism
    A historian asks whether a warped view of masculine authority has corrupted our faith and political witness.
  • The Pandemic as God’s Judgment
    The Pandemic as God’s Judgment
    Does the biblical pattern of disaster and discipline with a call to repent apply to COVID-19?
  • The Cure for Complementarianism Gone Wrong
    The Cure for Complementarianism Gone Wrong
    Author Aimee Byrd rethinks the “Biblical Manhood and Womanhood” movement.
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  • What Bill Maher, Donald Miller, and John Piper Have in Common
    What Bill Maher, Donald Miller, and John Piper Have in Common
    In different ways, God used them to lead me to Christ.
  • The Call to Self-Discipline in a Media-Saturated Age
    The Call to Self-Discipline in a Media-Saturated Age
    Our society is addicted to spectacle. How do we keep our eyes are fixed on Christ?
  • Should Hymns Keep the Theology of Their Writers?
    Should Hymns Keep the Theology of Their Writers?
    Experts weighed in.
  • John Piper Changed ‘Great Is Thy Faithfulness.’ Experts Weigh In.
    John Piper Changed ‘Great Is Thy Faithfulness.’ Experts Weigh In.
    Reformed tweaks to Methodist hit raise the question: Should hymns keep the theological orientation of their authors?
  • Tim Keller, John Piper, and Andy Stanley Among the 12 ‘Most Effective’ Preachers
    Tim Keller, John Piper, and Andy Stanley Among the 12 ‘Most Effective’ Preachers
    Baylor’s seminary asked homiletics experts to pick the top English-speaking sermon givers of today’s generation.
  • The Significance of Lecrae Leaving White Evangelicalism
    The Significance of Lecrae Leaving White Evangelicalism
    Why many align theologically with the movement but feel left out culturally.