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QUOTE: "I see several species of pride in my soul that, while they may not rise to the level of disqualifying me for ministry, grieve me, and have taken a toll on my relationship with Noël and others who are dear to me. … Since I don’t have just one deed to point to, I simply ask for a spirit of forgiveness; and I give you as much assurance as I can that I am not making peace, but war, with my own sins." —John Piper, longtime pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church, on why he is taking his first leave of absence in 30-plus years of ministry. Piper will refrain from preaching, writing and all public engagements from May 1 through December 31 this year. He will primarily be working on his marriage, although he stated there is not a “whiff of infidelity on either side.” [desiringgod.org, 3/28/10]

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