John Piper is an internationally known pastor and author. He serves as pastor for preaching at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is a graduate of Wheaton College, Fuller Theological Seminary, and the University of Munich, Germany (Doctor of Theology). Winner of three Gold Medallion book awards, he has written over forty books, including Future Grace, A Godward Life, The Dangerous Duty of Delight, and The Pleasures of God. John and his wife, Noel, have five children and an increasing number of grandchildren.
The term Christian hedonist is offputting but I have really enjoyed learning more about how God wants us to happily get to know him betterPublished 3 days ago by Karen L. Mercer
Excellent read! Very thorough in defining and explaining each chapter.Published 9 days ago by Robert D. Bailey
This is a must read for every serious, bible-believing Christian.Published 12 days ago by Tom from St. Louis, MO
Piper makes a very convincing argument that the chief purpose of man is to glorify God by enjoying a personal relationship with the Lord. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Dennis Farley
This book really rocked my world. As a person who has struggled on their faith walk this book really helped me to understand what it meant to truly desire God!Published 28 days ago by Mr. S
I first read this book back in 1998, as the Lord led me specifically to it among thousands of books at a Christian bookstore one afternoon. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tman
Too difficult to absorb. Also, I saw it as rather legalistic.Published 1 month ago by Happy Grandma