Missions exist because the righteous wrath of God does. Missions exist because God is angry towards unrepentant sinners. Missions exist because God has made a way for man to be completely reconciled with his God.
John Piper, Daniel L. Akin, Thabiti Anyabwile, Mike Bullmore, Sam Crabtree, Ray Ortlund, R. C. Sproul Jr., Jeff Vanderstelt, and Douglas Wilson
Still Not Professionals: Ten Pleas for Today’s Pastors is a celebration and extension of John Piper’s Brothers, We Are Not Professionals. With two brief exhortations from Piper and eight others from veteran pastors, this short ebook aims to strengthen…
These days pastoral ministry has become more glamorous, fabulous, fashionable than ever. We hear nowadays of pastors driving expensive cars or being chauffeured, owning private jets, and living in opulent mansions. Once only the “prosperity preachers” and bona fide hucksters…
John Piper, Thabiti Anyabwile, Francis Chan, David Mathis, and Albert Mohler
The following is a lightly edited transcription of a panel discussion held on October 2, 2010, at the Desiring God National Conference, where the chapters of this book were originally delivered. David Mathis’s questions are in italics.
The greatest object…
[These are notes taken during the session, not the message itself.]
As pastors, we must pursue not just personal holiness, but also
corporate holiness. Fit your people for heaven. Be concerned with a
pervasive holiness, then we will see…
John Piper, Thabiti Anyabwile, William Mackenzie, and Tom Steller
Questions (These can only pique your interest. You'll have to listen for the answers.):
What comfort can be offered to a pastor who does not find the sovereignty of God sweet, but wants to?
Are there any major doctrinal beliefs…