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Life and Ministry of Athanasius

Life and Ministry of Athanasius

by John Piper

Athanasius, a fourth century bishop of Alexandria, Egypt, fought his whole life against the Arianism belief that challenged the deity of Christ. For his trouble, he was exiled five times by Roman emperors, but he refused to concede the crucial ground of Christ's deity to the Arians. To Athanasius the deity of Christ was a personal reality, and … Read more…

Pastor as Scholar and the Scholar as Pastor

Pastor as Scholar and the Scholar as Pastor

by John Piper, D. A. Carson, D. A. Carson, John Piper, David Mathis and Owen Strachan

Following the 2009 Gospel Coalition conference John Piper and D. A. Carson presented two talks at Park Community Church in Chicago, IL, sponsored by the Henry Institute at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. The topic of their presentation was on the relationship of scholarship and pastoral ministry. Piper centered on the importance of scholarship and acade… Read more…

How to Stay Christian in Seminary

How to Stay Christian in Seminary

by John Piper, John Piper, David Mathis and Jonathan Parnell

Seminary is exhilarating . . . and dangerous. Seminary can be thrilling, with the potential to inspire and equip church leaders for a lifetime of faithful ministry. But it’s not without its risks. For many who have ignored the perils, seminary has been crippling. But with an extra dose of intentionality, and God’s help, this season of preparation… Read more…

Let the Nations Be Glad! The Supremacy of God in Missions

Let the Nations Be Glad! The Supremacy of God in Missions

by John Piper

This new edition of a bestselling textbook (over 185,000 copies sold) draws on key biblical texts to demonstrate that worship is the ultimate goal of the church and that proper worship fuels missionary outreach. John Piper offers a biblical defense of God's supremacy in all things, providing readers with a sound theological foundation for missions. He ex… Read more…

The Future of Justification

The Future of Justification

by John Piper

N. T. Wright, Bishop of Durham in the Anglican church, has studied, taught, and written on the New Testament for over twenty years, including historical scholarship focusing on Jesus and Paul. One of his most controversial topics has been Paul's view of justification, where Wright argues that Paul's understanding of the Gospel does not put its prima… Read more…

John Calvin and His Passion for the Majesty of God (Foreword by Gerald L. Bray)

John Calvin and His Passion for the Majesty of God (Foreword by Gerald L. Bray)

by John Piper and John Piper

John Piper fires readers' passion for the centrality and supremacy of God by unfolding Calvin's exemplary zeal for the glory of God. God rests all too lightly on the church's mind in our time. Consequently, the self-saturation of his people has made God and his glory auxiliary, and his majesty has all but disappeared from the modern evangelical w… Read more…

Preaching

Preaching

by John Piper, John Piper and Jason C. Meyer

Do you know what makes for good preaching? The pastor opens with a funny joke, strings together a series of disconnected Bible verses and clever anecdotes, and then closes with an inspirational quote. But is this the kind of preaching that most glorifies God, honors his Word, and edifies his people? In Preaching: A Biblical Theology, pastor Jason Meyer exami… Read more…

Here Is Our God

Here Is Our God

by John Piper, Nancy Leigh DeMoss, D. A. Carson, D. A. Carson, Kathleen B. Nielson, John Piper, Timothy J. Keller, Nancy Leigh DeMoss, Jenny Salt, Carrie Sandom, Paige B. Brown and Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

“I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up.” - Isaiah 6:1 Scripture records a number of instances in which God visibly revealed himself to his people, offering a glimpse of his stunning beauty and overwhelming glory. These awe-inspiring manifestations of God’s presence—known as “theophanies”—give us wo… Read more…

Let the Nations Be Glad! DVD Study Guide

Let the Nations Be Glad! DVD Study Guide

by John Piper

This new study guide complements the Let the Nations Be Glad! DVD, further increasing comprehension of the book's themes. The eight lessons in the study guide correspond to the DVD's presentation topics. This resource is ideal for church and small group studies.… Read more…

Rethinking Retirement

Rethinking Retirement

by John Piper and John Piper

John Piper challenges fellow baby boomers to forego the American dream of retirement and live out their golden years with a far greater purpose in mind. They say it's a person's reward for all those years of labor. 'Turn in your time card and trade in your IRAs. Let travel plans and golf-course leisure lead the way.' But is retirement really … Read more…

Charles Spurgeon: Preaching Through Adversity

Charles Spurgeon: Preaching Through Adversity

by John Piper

Charles Spurgeon, perhaps the most prolific of all preachers, faced adversity from many places. Ridiculed and criticized by preachers from across the Christian spectrum, suffering from gout, caring for his invalid wife, battling depression, and carrying a burden of personal tragedy, Spurgeon refused to cave to the overwhelming adversity in his lif… Read more…

Legacy of Sovereign Joy

Legacy of Sovereign Joy

by John Piper and John Piper

We admire these men for their greatness, but the truth is Augustine grappled with sexual passions. Martin Luther struggled to control his tongue. John Calvin fought the battle of faith with worldly weapons. Yet each man will always be remembered for the messages he declared-messages that still resound today. John Piper explores each of these men's lives,… Read more…


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