David Platt, John Piper, and Matt Chandler discussed these questions and their experience of being sustained through suffering by the goodness of God. Platt is a TGC Council member and director of the International Mission Board. Chandler is lead pastor of teaching at The Village Church in Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, and president of Acts 29. Piper is founder and teacher of DesiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. He is also a TGC Council member.