John Piper is founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. For over 30 years, he served as senior pastor at Bethlehem Baptist Church, Minneapolis, Minnesota. He grew up in Greenville, South Carolina, and studied at Wheaton College, Fuller Theological Seminary (MDiv), and the University of Munich (DTheol). For six years, he taught Biblical Studies at Bethel College in St. Paul, Minnesota, and in 1980 accepted the call to serve as pastor at Bethlehem. John is the author of more than 50 books. Over 30 years of his preaching and teaching are available free at desiringGod.org. John and his wife, Noël, have four sons, one daughter, and twelve grandchildren.
JUSTIN TAYLOR (MODERATOR)
Justin Taylor (PhD, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is Executive Vice President of Book Publishing and Book Publisher at Crossway. He has edited and contributed to several books including A God-Entranced Vision of All Things and Reclaiming the Center, and he blogs at Between Two Worlds—hosted by The Gospel Coalition.