John Piper is founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. For 33 years, he served as pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is author of more than 50 books, including Reading the Bible Supernaturally.
Mark Dever is a pastor at Capitol Hill Baptist Church in Washington, D.C., the president of 9Marks (a ministry for churches and church leaders), and the author of many books, including Nine Marks of a Healthy Church. He and his wife, Connie, have two children.