John Piper (D.Theol., University of Munich) is senior pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis and the head of Desiring God. He has written numerous books on various topics, including the modern classic Desiring God. Some of his books include: Personal holiness: Don't Waste Your Life, The Pleasures of God, When the Darkness will not Lift, Future Grace, Sex and the Supremacy of Christ, When I Don't Desire God, A Hunger for God and Battling Unbelief. Ministry and missions: The Supremacy of God in Preaching, Let the Nations be Glad, Brothers we are not Professionals and God is the Gospel. Academic: Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Beyond The Bounds, Counted Righteous in Christ, The Justification of God, Suffering and the Sovereignty of God, What Jesus Demands from the World, The Supremacy of Christ in a Postmodern World, and The Future of Justification. Devotionals: A Hunger for God, Seeing and Savouring Jesus Christ, A Godward Life (2 vols), Pierced by the Word, Life as a Vapor, Taste and See, and Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Die; Historical biography: Swans are Not Silent series #01: The Legacy of Sovereign Joy (Augustine, Luther and Calvin), #02: Tested by Fire (Bunyan, Cowper and Brainerd), #03: The Roots of Endurance (Newton, Simeon and Wilberforce), #04: Contending for our All (Athanasius; John Owen; and J. Gresham Machen), and Amazing Grace in the Life of William Wilberforce, and Robert Speer.
"Mind hammering and heart warming." - Os Guiness
"A must read for every Christian and a feast for the spiritually hungry." - John MacArthur