Piper's Pastoral Accountability

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John Piper and the other pastors of Bethlehem Baptist Church recoginize that their hearts can harden from the deceitfulness of sin.  So among their other strategies for sanctification, they hold each other accountable with a simple questionnaire that they each fill out weekly. It addresses issues from days off to diet, personal devotions to pornography.They would all agree that filling out the form is not what matters; what's important is the heart behind it—the desire to be pure and holy. 

  • Check out the questionnaire here.
  • Read Jonathan Dodson's great article on accountability here.
  • Read another helpful article on accountability by Randy Alcorn here.

(HT: DG Blog)