David Platt and John Piper comment briefly on money, materialism, and missions:
One of many ways to give to missions is by donating here.
Robert D. Bell, The Theological Messages of the Old Testament Books (Greenville, SC: Bob Jones University Press, 2010), 204–18 (formatting added):
- 1. Man is a sinner.
- 2. It is possible for a human to serve God piously with unselfish singlemindedness.
- 3. Satan investigates the men of the earth.
- 4. Satan accuses the saints before God. Continue Reading…
In this 2006 sermon on John 1:19–37, Mike Bullmore shares how God used John Piper to move him from teaching at TEDS to pastoring CrossWay. Listen from 4:47 to 9:23.
“Yep. God does stuff like that.”
I interviewed the author, Champ Thornton, about this children’s book in July.
Douglas Wilson and N. D. Wilson. The Rhetoric Companion: A Student’s Guide to Power in Persuasion. Moscow, ID: Canon, 2011. Continue Reading…
After I heard Tim Keller’s two-minute illustration (38:45–40:45) on the Sermon on the Mount, I tracked down the article he references.
Here it is (published 25 years ago):
Virginia Stem Owens. “God and Man at Texas A&M.” Reformed Journal 37, no. 11 (1987): 3–4.
Most of the students at my university come from middle-class, conservative, Republican families. The vices here, like the values, are traditional—weekend drunkenness and sexual promiscuity. Things a parent can understand.
Therefore, when I assigned my freshman English class “The Sermon on the Mount,” a selection in their rhetoric textbook taken from the King James Version, I had expected them to have at least a nodding acquaintance with the reading and to express a modicum of piety in their written responses. After all, Texas has always been considered at least marginally part of the Bible Belt. Continue Reading…
Jenni and I have enjoyed listening to it. We’re about 12 hours in to this massive 60-hour book. (Warning: The opening part about the priest is s-l-o-w [and we used double-speed!], but it picks up after that.) Jenni read it several times in her teens, but this is my first time through the unabridged version.