“The Frank and Manly Mr. Ryle” — The Value of a Masculine Ministry

At the 2012 Desiring God Conference for Pastors, John Piper presented a biographical study of J. C. Ryle, the bishop of Liverpool titled: “The Frank and Manly Mr. Ryle” – The Value of a Masculine Ministry. The title of the talk and many of the the quotations used throughout were taken from J. C. Ryle: That Man of Granite by Eric Russell, a volume in our History Maker series. In this video below, pastor John offers a brief overview of the talk.

All of the messages presented during the Desiring God 2012 Conference for Pastors, including the biographical study of J. C. Ryle are available to watch or download at DesiringGod.org.

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