Oh, That I May Never Loiter on My Heavenly Journey: Reflections on the Life and Ministry of David Brainerd
The life of David Brainerd, the famous missionary to the Indians, has impacted missionaries all over the world. They have been inspired by his passion for missionary work and how he poured out his life as a sacrifice to God on behalf of the Iroquois. John Piper, in this short eBook Oh, That I May Never Loiter on My Heavenly Journey: Reflections on the Life and Ministry of David Brainerd, expands the impact of David Brainerd's life to all Christians. By tracing the life of this missionary, who died of tuberculosis at the age of 29, Piper opens Brainerd's life, revealing how he overcame dark depression, personal loss, and recurring illness to live with passion for God and for God's calling in his life.
John Piper, Pastor for Preaching and Vision at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, Minnesota, since 1980, is a respected theologian and author. He is the author of over 30 books, of which more than two million copies have sold.