Articles on Education & Ministry

John Piper's Upcoming Leave

by John Piper

John Piper announces an 8 month leave of absence and explains why he's taking it.

Pastor John's Plans for the Summer

A Plea for Prayer

by John Piper

John Piper shares his plans for the summer and some requests for prayer.

Reflections on 25 Years of Marriage and the Wonders of Pastoral "Polygamy"

by John Piper

If Jesus comes first in relationships, then there is peace.

Why and How I Am Tweeting

by John Piper

Thoughts on using Twitter for God's glory.

Pastor John’s Schedule

by John Piper

Pastor John makes known his schedule and availability to the people of Bethlehem.

Star Survey

by John Piper

Pastor John seeks feeback about the church newsletter and prayer for his upcoming trip to Cameroon.

A Parting Word

by John Piper

Pastor John shares some thoughts about his first five years at Bethlehem before he goes on summer vacation.

How I Spent My First Sunday Without an Evening Service

by John Piper

John Piper shares in detail his new Sunday routine.

Why I Have Decided Not to Take a Study Leave This Summer

by John Piper

We don't want to hire church staff for maintenance or comfort. We want staff who will mobilize the people for war.

The What and Why of Pastor John’s 1989 Study Leave

by John Piper

John Piper shares his heart, mind, and plans with the congregation.

Please Pray for Me as I Write

by John Piper

A glimpse into what books John Piper aimed to complete, with God's help, on his 1997 writing leave.

Thoughts from Lausanne II in Manila

by John Piper

John Piper shares thoughts, prayers, and gleanings from his time at a conference on world evangelization.