Good News of Great Joy – John Piper

John Piper, Good News of Great Joy (Wheaton: Crossway, 2021), 141 pp. Every time John Piper rests the nib of his pen on a piece of parchment, the church benefits in spades. His latest offering, Good News of Great Joy: 25 Devotional Readings for Advent is no exception. Each short devotional is drawn from aContinue reading “Good News of Great Joy – John Piper”

The Supremacy of God in Preaching – John Piper (2021)

John Piper, The Supremacy of God in Preaching (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2021). I first read The Supremacy of God in Preaching by John Piper in the early nineties. I remember the deep impact it made on my life, ministry, and most of all – my preaching. Since that initial read, I’ve lost track of howContinue reading “The Supremacy of God in Preaching – John Piper (2021)”

Providence – John Piper

John Piper, Providence (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2021), 710 pp. 2020 was a year of pain, suffering, and anguish. COVID-19 impacted countless lives, crushed the economy, overwhelmed our health care system, and influenced the presidential election. By mid-December, the virus claimed over 300,000 lives in the United States alone. We were told what is classified asContinue reading “Providence – John Piper”

Why I Love the Apostle Paul – John Piper (2019)

John Piper, Why I Love the Apostle Paul (Wheaton: Crossway, 2019), 204 pp. The aim of John Piper’s most recent book is to help readers get to know Paul the apostle. Piper’s motive is that Paul’s “God-entranced soul and his unparalleled vision of Jesus Christ and the authenticity of his life would move you toContinue reading “Why I Love the Apostle Paul – John Piper (2019)”

Coronavirus and Christ – John Piper

John Piper is a trusted biblical scholar and pastor who has shared his wisdom in writing for decades. I first encountered Dr. Piper as a young man. I remember eagerly devouring his book, Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist when it was originally published in 1986. Since those days, John Piper has without a doubt,Continue reading “Coronavirus and Christ – John Piper”

Coronavirus and Christ – John Piper

John Piper is a trusted biblical scholar and pastor who has shared his wisdom in writing for decades. I first encountered Dr. Piper as a young man. I remember eagerly devouring his book, Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist when it was originally published in 1986. Since those days, John Piper has without a doubt,Continue reading “Coronavirus and Christ – John Piper”

Why I Love the Apostle Paul – John Piper (2019)

John Piper, Why I Love the Apostle Paul (Wheaton: Crossway, 2019), 204 pp. The aim of John Piper’s most recent book is to help readers get to know Paul the apostle. Piper’s motive is that Paul’s “God-entranced soul and his unparalleled vision of Jesus Christ and the authenticity of his life would move you toContinue reading “Why I Love the Apostle Paul – John Piper (2019)”

Why I Love the Apostle Paul – John Piper (2019)

John Piper, Why I Love the Apostle Paul (Wheaton: Crossway, 2019), 204 pp. The aim of John Piper’s most recent book is to help readers get to know Paul the apostle. Piper’s motive is that Paul’s “God-entranced soul and his unparalleled vision of Jesus Christ and the authenticity of his life would move you toContinue reading “Why I Love the Apostle Paul – John Piper (2019)”

Reading the Bible Supernaturally – John Piper (2017)

John Piper, Reading the Bible Supernaturally Wheaton: Crossway, 2017, 430 pp. $25.51 The day I completed John Piper’s newest book, Reading the Bible Supernaturally, I was alerted to a shocking and sobering statistic, namely, only forty-five percent of those who regularly attend church read the Bible more than once a week. Such a statistic shouldContinue reading “Reading the Bible Supernaturally – John Piper (2017)”

Expository Exultation – John Piper

John Piper, Expository Exultation: Christian Preaching as Worship (Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2018) 328 pp. Expository Exaltation by John Piper is the final installment of a three-part series. Piper launched the series with A Peculiar Glory, which addressed the truthfulness of Scripture. Reading the Bible Supernaturally focussed on reading the Bible for the ultimate purpose ofContinue reading “Expository Exultation – John Piper”