John Piper Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Children, Books and Net Worth

By | March 28, 2024

John Piper Biography

John born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in the US as John Stephen Piper he is the CEO, co-founder/headteacher of desiring, and the leader of Bethlehem College & Seminary.

He was a teacher of Biblical Studies at Bethel University for six years from 1974 to 1980. He then served for 33 years at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota, as Pastor for Preaching and Vision.

John Piper Age

He was born in 1946 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States. Piper is 74 years old as of January 11th 2020.

John Piper Family

John is a son to the late Bill Piper, a former traveling evangelist and church planter, and the late Ruth Piper. He has a sister older than him, Beverly Piper. His mother Ruth, passed away in a bus wreck in Israel on December 16th 1974. His 1990 booklet What’s the Difference? entails her tribute. His father passed away on March 6th 2007.

John Piper Wife and Children

John is a husband to Noël Henry, the founder of Treasuring God in Our Traditions and Faithful Women and Their Extraordinary God. The two lovers married in December 1968. They have five children four sons, Barnabas Piper born on 31st March 1983, Benjamin Piper, Karsten Pipe, Abraham Piper, and Talitha Piper. They also have 12 grandchildren.

John Piper Education

He went to Wade Hampton High School then joined Wheaton College in 1964 and completed in 1968 in literature and in philosophy. He went to the University of Munich, Germany in 1971 and completed in 1974 under Leonhard Goppelt with a Doctor of Theology degree in New Testament Studies.

John Piper Prostate Cancer

Piper made public on January 11th 2006, that he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer. He together with his doctors assured his church that the cancer was fully treatable through a letter. He had surgery on February 14th 2006, which was successful.

John Piper Books

• Love Your Enemies: Jesus’ Love Command in the Synoptic Gospels and the Early Christian Paraenesis
• The Justification of God: An Exegetical and Theological Study of Romans 9:1–23 Desiring God: Meditations of a Christian Hedonist
• The Supremacy of God in Preaching
• The Pleasures of God
• Recovering Biblical Manhood and Womanhood
• Let the Nations Be Glad! The Supremacy of God in Missions
• Future Grace: The Purifying Power of Living By Faith In Future Grace
• A Hunger for God: Desiring God Through Fasting and Prayer

• A Godward Life: Savoring the Supremacy of God in All of Life
• God’s Passion for His Glory: Living the Vision of Jonathan Edwards
• The Innkeeper
• A Godward Life, Book Two: Savoring the Supremacy of God in All of Life
• The Legacy of Sovereign Joy: God’s Triumphant Grace in the Lives of Augustine, Luther, and Calvin
• The Hidden Smile of God: The Fruit of Affliction in the Lives of John Bunyan, William Cowper, and David Brainerd
• Seeing and Savoring Jesus Christ
• The Dangerous Duty of Delight: Daring to Make God the Object of Your Desire
• What’s the Difference?: Manhood and Womanhood Defined According to the Bible
• The Misery of Job and the Mercy of God
• Brothers, We Are Not Professionals: A Plea to Pastors for Radical Ministry
• Counted Righteous in Christ: Should We Abandon the Imputation of Christ’s Righteousness?
• Beyond the Bounds
• Don’t Waste Your Life
• Pierced By the Word: Thirty-One Meditations for Your Soul
• The Prodigal’s Sister
• The Passion of Jesus Christ
• When I Don’t Desire God: How to Fight for Joy
• Life As a Vapor
• A God Entranced Vision of All Things
• Sex and the Supremacy of Christ
• Taste and See: Savoring the Supremacy of God in All of Life
• God is the Gospel: Meditations on God’s Love as the Gift of Himself
• Contending for Our All: Defending Truth and Treasuring Christ in the Lives of Athanasius, John Owen, and J. Gresham Machen
• Fifty Reasons Why Jesus Came to Die
• Suffering and the Sovereignty of God
• What Jesus Demands from the World

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