Education & Ministry
John Piper’s Report on His Leave of Absence
Jan 1, 2011
I wrote this report for Bethlehem and have adapted it for this first day of 2011 on the DG Blog. It’s longer than a blog should be. My only excuse is that I did cut 263 pages. For eight months…
John Piper’s Candidating Sermon at Bethlehem Baptist
Jan 27, 1980
John Piper candidated at Bethlehem Baptist Church in January of 1980. Six months later, he was installed to the pastorate, where he spread a passion for the supremacy of God in all things for more than three decades.
Even the Hairs of My Head Are All Numbered
Reflections on My First Year in the Pastorate
Jul 12, 1981
Do not fear the work God calls you to. He loves you deeply, knows you fully, and will turn all for your good.
“You plan; God directs. It’s good to plan, but he’s decisive.”
John Piper, from How Do I Follow God’s Will in the Face of Two Good Options?