At some point in your ministry, there is that one person, in your field, who stands out in your mind, and to whom you find yourself graviting. Over the years, John Piper has been that person for me–his passion, his precision, his poetry, his single-minded purpose. I’ve read most of his books and listened to a great deal of his sermons.
According to Justin Taylor, “Shortly after 4:30 this afternoon, the residents of Phillips neighborhood in south Minneapolis—the most ethnically diverse neighborhood in the United States—may spot a familiar sight: a trim man in his upper sixties, bespectacled with thinning gray curly hair, leaving his two-story house to walk to church. More on Justin’s well-crafted farewell here.