JRF’s #1 – Think: The Life of the Mind and the Love of God by John Piper

January 10, 2011 // 0 Comments

[like] There is probably no other living author who has shaped me more than John Piper. God used his classic book Desiring God to profoundly impact me in college.  From that point on I read anything by Piper I could get my hands on (but he kept putting books out faster than I could read them).  But there came a point where I decided to take a haiatus from reading John Piper, just because I felt myself being tempted to get my theology from him rather than from the Bible.  While many at my school were “MacArthurites” I was fast becoming a “Piperite”.  I hope that in the few years off I have grown in my discernment and I am excited to continue being challenged and encouraged through pastor Piper’s ministry. As the Apologia group is discussing this book next month I decided that I would break my Piper fast by reading Think! The Life of the Mind and the Love of God.  Piper is the perfect person to write this book as he is well known for coining the profoundly true phrase, “God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him”.  The idea of being […]