You may read John's description of the purpose and focus of the interview here, but here are just of few paragraphs from his explanation:The nature of the interview is mainly doctrinal. I read Rick’s The Purpose Driven Life with great care. I brought 20 pages of quotes and questions to the interview. You will hear … Continue reading John Piper’s Interview of Rick Warren on Doctrine
Regular readers of this blog will know that I have personally battled depression in my own life (see How the Lord Shepherded Me Through My Wife's Battle With Ovarian Cancer). In fact, I struggled with this issue throughout my childhood and into my adult years until I finally found victory in Christ. But I have … Continue reading Toward a Biblical Perspective on Depression: Introduction
Lately Sam Waldron has been writing a series of blog posts addressing the Family-Integrated Church Movement (FICM). I highly recommend the whole series (which is still in progress), but today I want to highlight two of the articles in particular, which constitute parts 7 and 8 of the series thus far:Family-Integrated Church 7: Are We … Continue reading Avoiding "a Messianic View of the Christian Family"
In celebration of my wife's third year full of being cancer free, I am posting again the article I wrote about how God saw us through that difficult trial. Of course, the focus here is on my own struggle as her husband, but the article communicates a theology of God's sovereignty over suffering and trials that … Continue reading How the Lord Shepherded Me Through My Wife’s Battle With Ovarian Cancer (Reposted)