How Do We Know the Words to Speak?
A brother offended is more unyielding than a strong city,
and quarreling is like the bars of a castle (Proverbs 18:19).
The language around disability is constantly changing. Even using the word ‘disability’ can be controversial.
Recently, I was talking…Continue Reading
John Piper Interviews David Platt
On June 14 at the 2011 Southern Baptist Convention, Pastor John sat down with David Platt for a 20 minute conversation about local discipleship, world missions and the Bible:
We're excited to have David join us at our 2011 National Conference,…Continue Reading
C. S. Lewis vs. Modern Education (Part 1)
Part of my goal in writing these posts is to commend the Narnian stories as a component of Christian discipleship. In doing so, I’m not merely contending that we can read them profitably as Christians, but that C. S. Lewis…Continue Reading
How Do I Think About Tweeting? — A Response to John Mayer
What Will It Mean to Live for Christ This Week?
Pastor John from December 28, 1981:
“For me to live is Christ!” But very specifically that must mean: “For me to live is Christ’s mission.” “As the Father has sent me,” Jesus said, “so send I you.”
In 1982 my life must…
The Inevitability of “Gendercide” and Its Other Deadly Effects
163,000,000 unborn baby girls have been killed in Asia over the last three decades. That’s more than the entire female population of the United States.
Aside from the mounting up of blood-guilt, and the treasonous shredding of God’s image, the…Continue Reading
How Can You Identify a Woman Who Fears the Lord?
Pastor John from 1981:
First, a woman who fears the Lord is not anxious about the future. Look at verse 25. I love this line, and I praise all you women who are like this: "Strength and dignity are…
The Mosque on the Mount
On the ancient temple mount in Jerusalem there stands a mosque.
Observant Jews see a profaning of their most holy place and plead with YHWH to remove their disgrace. Observant Muslims see Allah’s favor, a sign that the true religion…Continue Reading
Lust: Not for Men Only
We're well into the heat of summer now, and that means many churches across the American landscape have, at some point, reiterated the modesty message for the good church ladies everywhere.
Wait. I can actually see that eyeroll of yours even…Continue Reading