I’m excited that this Friday night (8-10p.m.EST) and Saturday (10a.m.-1p.m. EST) Harvest Bible Chapel of Jacksonville is live-streaming the “Pleasures of God” seminar with Dr. John Piper. Childcare is provided if you call email in advance (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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For several years now, Lacey and I have been deeply impacted by the ministry of Desiring God, which features the writings and messages of Dr. John Piper. This video captures well the essence of the ministry. Enjoy!
John Piper deals with this question:
John Piper encourages us to find our niche:
If John Piper sounds angry in this soundbyte, I think it is probably because he is! And I, too, have felt anger toward a “gospel” that is really no gospel at all. What do you think? Are we over the top in our frustration with “Health-Wealth Gospel”?
…John Piper made the decision to no longer be a college professor and become a pastor. Why do I take notice of this day? Because I believe no man has had a more significant influence over young evangelical Christians in North America over the past 15 years than Piper. His books, particularly his signature work, Desiring God, have been a tremendous source of inspiration for millions. Because of his intellectual rigor, for those who have been longing for a reasonable yet passionate faith, his books have been an oasis amidst the desert of evangelical fluff. The thesis of the aforementioned book, and really the thesis for his entire ministry is this: (more…)
The first several minutes of this sermon is Piper quoting Scripture. Powerful!