John Piper

John Piper is founder and teacher of DesiringGod.org and Chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. For over 30 years, he served as senior pastor at Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

He grew up in Greenville, South Carolina, and studied at Wheaton College, Fuller Theological Seminary (B.D.), and the University of Munich (D.theol.). For six years, he taught Biblical Studies at Bethel College in St. Paul, Minnesota, and in 1980 accepted the call to serve as pastor at Bethlehem.

John is the author of more than 50 books and more than 30 years of his preaching and teaching is available free at desiringGod.org. John and his wife, Noel, have four sons, one daughter, and twelve grandchildren.

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Dennis Rainey, John Piper, Melissa Spoelstra, and Hannah Anderson give their perspective on how to best honor the Sabbath and keep it holy. View Show Notes →
Biblical truth should affect how you live every season of your life. Learn more from John Piper, Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth, Alistair Begg, and James Dobson. View Show Notes →
Would you like to make the most of your time? Find out how by listening to family experts Dennis and Barbara Rainey, pastor John Piper, and author Tim Stafford on this weekend's broadcast. View Show Notes →
President of Walk Thru the Bible, Chip Ingram; author Bob DeMoss; and renowned pastor and author John Piper talk about the influence media has on our culture and on us as individuals. View Show Notes →
Pastor John Piper talks to Dennis Rainey about the meaning and practice of praise. John considers what it means to worship God instead of focusing on ourselves. View Show Notes →
What is love? Respected author and pastor John Piper delves into the Bible to help us rethink our definition of love. View Show Notes →
You've been told not be boastful about yourself but to boast in the Cross. View Show Notes →
John Piper encourages listeners to bless the world with their lives by opening up their checkbooks to those in need. View Show Notes →
John Piper, senior pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church and founder of Desiring God Ministries, encourages Christians who've been called by Christ to live every day for Him View Show Notes →
Hear Dennis Rainey, John Piper, and Danny Oertli talk about the joys and challenges of adoption. View Show Notes →