John Piper

 

John Piper served as pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota for 33 years. Additionally, the Reformed pastor and professor has written over 50 books and serves as chancellor and professor at Bethlehem College and Seminary in Minneapolis. Through his ministry, Desiring God, Piper both advocates for Christians’ pursuit of God as their ultimate goal, an idea he calls “Christian hedonism.”

Why did Jesus die? In this lab, John Piper acknowledges that man demanded Jesus’s death, but it was ultimately God who planned it.