John Piper

John Stephen Piper (born January 11, 1946) is one of the most influential Calvinistic Baptist Christian preachers and authors of the 21st century, currently serving as Pastor for Preaching and Vision of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is the author of numerous books, including ECPA Christian Book Award winners Spectacular Sins, What Jesus Demands from the World, Pierced by the Word, and God’s Passion for His Glory, and bestsellers Don’t Waste Your Life and The Passion of Jesus Christ. The evangelical organization Desiring God is named for his book Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist (1986).

Website: www.desiringgod.org