Articles on Christian Biography

How Spurgeon Got Saved

by John Piper

John Piper quotes Spurgeon on how he came to believe in God's sovereign grace.

Kitchen Calvinism

by John Piper

John Piper shares the surprising source of Spurgeon's first lessons in theology.

“The Dawning of the Final Era”

Introducing Ralph Winter

by John Piper

A brief sketch on the life of Ralph Winter and his work with world missions.

The Origin of Calvinism

by John Piper

The Bible, for Calvin, was above all a witness of God to the majesty of God. This led inevitably to what is the heart of Calvinism.

Zwingli and You Next Week

by John Piper

Baptists owe a lot to Zwingli when it comes to our doctrine of the Lord’s Supper.

“BBC Sevens”

90 by 90

by John Piper

A mind is not wasted when it is fully applied to the greatest challenge in the world.

Thank God for Diaries, Journals and Biography!

by John Piper

The life of David Brainerd is a bright testimony to the long-suffering, severe mercy of God.

Lenin, Francis and Paul

by John Piper

Saint Francis left a legacy of delight and gratitude to God.

A Taste of Mueller and His God

by John Piper

George Mueller's life is a testimony to the surpassing power that belongs to God and not to us.

Thanksgiving for the Lives of Flawed Saints

by John Piper

Find hope in the history of God's grace to help you live your life for his glory.