#5 John Bunyan, wrote most famous book ever and uber learned, John Owen said he would give up all of his education if he could preach "like that tinker." Spent 12 years in prison because he would not quit preaching.
#4 Jonathan Edwards. Studied 13 hours a day, and when he preached, people in the crowd would mozy on over to a tent pole and hold on for dear life thinking the ground was going to open up and suck them into hell. And true to many prophets, they kicked him out of his church after 25 years for having the audacity to require regeneration to participate in the Lord's Supper.
#3 George Whitefield- The man walked with God and was used mightily in bringing about world-wide revival. I confess I have not read as much of him as I would like.
#2 John Piper- If you haven't listened to the man preach you cannot pass judgment. J. Ligon Duncan, a Presbyterian author and influential pastor of a very large church in the south heard him for the first time and thought, "I have never preached."
#1 Charles Spurgeon- Anyone who doesn't have him 1st on their list probably needs to examine their salvation. He is called the Prince of Preachers and had a ministry and ability that none have had since to such a degree and probably never will.
Thank you God for the gift of these men. Men, for whom the world was not worthy?