Why Oprah and Brad Pitt Deserted God (And Why You Shouldn't)

God created the world for his own praise. And that thought is why Oprah Winfrey, Brad Pitt, and the early C. S. Lewis all walked out on God. They all stumbled over God’s self-promotion. So what is the solution to this apparent problem? John Piper explains in the following 5-minute excerpt from his recent sermon:

This excerpt was taken from the sermon, "God Is Most Glorified in Us When We Are Most Satisfied in Him."

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Tony Reinke is a content strategist and staff writer for Desiring God and the author of Lit! A Christian Guide to Reading Books (2011) and John Newton on the Christian Life: To Live Is Christ (2015). He hosts the Ask Pastor John podcast, and lives in the Twin Cities with his wife and their three children. He also blogs at tonyreinke.com.