Correction It has come to my attention that I made a mistake concerning the illustration of the Moravian missionaries toward the end of the message. I said the missionaries' destination was Indonesia but "the story goes that when the first two young missionaries boarded the ship in Copenhagen to sail for the West Indies, perhaps never to return (20 out of the first 29 missionaries to St. Thomas and St. Croix died in those first years), they lifted their hands as if in sacred pledge and called out to their friends on shore, 'May the Lamb that was slain receive the reward of His suffering!'"
I found the above quote from a message by John Piper at
Pastor Don White was born in Marion, Ohio in 1960 and raised in New Washington, Ohio. At age 22, he trusted Christ as his Lord and Savior. Don has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Pastoral Ministries from St. Paul Bible College (now Crown College) in St. Bonifacius, MN. He...