John Piper on why he invited Rick Warren to speak at the DGM conference

UPDATE – I have now written more about why I think John Piper was right to invite Rick Warren.

A few months ago I posted on “why I love Rick Warren” and I have been impressed by his Twitter feed ever since. So it was a real delight to hear that having met up with Warren at a funeral and discovered he loves Jonathan Edwards, among other things they share, Piper has invited him to speak at his conference.

One thing I love about Piper is his willingness to make invitations like this that raise the eyebrow of some reformed people. But imagine the might of a group of people fired up for doctrine and engaged in a passionate purpose with godly pragmaticism. Such a group could change the world! I am seriously considering popping over the Atlantic for the weekend in October if other duties permit! This video explains Piper’s reasoning, a major part of which is not to make for ourselves more enemies when we have enough already:

How I realized I don’t love the Bible as much as I need to
John Piper's Five Points: towards a deeper experience of God's grace
Piper responds to Patheos authors' disagreement over Romans 7
Could Piper be wrong about the man in Romans 7 and does it matter?
About Adrian Warnock

Adrian Warnock is a medical doctor, and a writer. Since 1995 he has been a member of Jubilee Church London which has sites in Enfield, Wood Green and Ilford. Adrian serves as part of Jubilee's leadership team alongside Tope Koleoso. Together they have written Hope Reborn - How to Become a Christian and Live for Jesus, published by Christian Focus. Adrian is also the author of Raised With Christ - How The Resurrection Changes Everything, published by Crossway. Read more about Adrian Warnock or connect with him on Twitter, Facebook or Google+.

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