Blog Posts by John Piper
Prosperity Preaching: Deceitful and Deadly
When I read about prosperity-preaching churches, my response is: “If I were not on the inside of Christianity, I wouldn’t want in.” In other words, if this is the message of Jesus, no thank you.
Luring people to Christ to…Continue Reading
Personal Tribute to Bruce Manning Metzger
Bruce Metzger died on Tuesday, February 13, 2007 at the age of 93. He was the George L. Collord Professor Emeritus of New Testament Language and Literature at Princeton Theological Seminary. I think it would be fair to say that…Continue Reading
Piper's Foreword in Anyabwile's Book
When Hearts Are Better than Heads, and Vice Versa.
In my preparations for Tuesday’s talk on Andrew Fuller, I came across this quote. It stirred up ten thoughts about heads being better than hearts and hearts being better than heads. Here is what Fuller said:
I perceived that men's… Continue Reading
How and Why Bethlehem Pursues Ethnic Diversity
The aim of this article is information and solicitation. First, I want to inform the people of Bethlehem (and anyone else who cares to listen) how the staff and elders think about ethnic diversity in hiring pastoral staff and choosing…Continue Reading