Tope Koleoso Concludes His Assessment of the DGM National Conference 2008

This is the third and final video of Tope speaking about the recent conference in Minneapolis. In this video he speaks about both Driscoll and Piper's talks. … [Read more...]

Tope Koleoso on the DGM National Conference, Part 2

This is the second part of my friend, Tope Koleoso's, assessment of the recent DGM National Conference run by John Piper.The audio and video of the messages from this conference are available on the DGM website. … [Read more...]

Tope Koleoso Assesses the Desiring God National Conference 2008

My dear friend, Tope Koleoso, who leads the church I attend, went to the recent DGM National Conference run by John Piper. Over the next three days I will share his impressions of the conference in video form.The audio and video of the messages from this conference are available on the DGM website. … [Read more...]

Feed the Sheep, Rebuke the Swine, Shoot the Wolves

Mark Driscoll was in fighting form at DGM. You can download the mp3 or watch the video over at the DGM site.He argues passionately for the vital place of clear language that doesn't pull any punches. Anyone who thought that Driscoll's choices about how to speak were just laziness on his part ought to listen to, or preferably watch, this talk. You will find that he has a very clear, reasoned argument from Scripture for the need to be salty in our communication. My two favorite lines were:"Feed … [Read more...]

How Do You Define a Friend?

In an incredibly helpful discussion, chaired by Justin Taylor at the recent DGM conference, Driscoll defined friends as follows:"They love you, have hope for you, and have time for you."I can't think of a much better definition than that. … [Read more...]

Desiring God National Conference Audio Online

The mp3s from the DGM National Conference are being put on line very quickly. You can download them from their website. … [Read more...]

Mark Driscoll on Christ and the Media at Northwestern College

The mp3 of Driscoll's first talk from his weekend in Minneapolis is already online. He took a pre-conference session at Northwestern College on "Christ and the Media." You can download the mp3 or listen right here. (HT Kim Ketola.) He laid out a challenge to bring the gospel into the media outlets of our current day. … [Read more...]

Bloggers at the Desiring God Conference

Abraham Piper has invited any bloggers coming to the DGM conference later this month to an open house on the Saturday evening. I so wish that I could be there, but sadly I can't. I am, however, sending a representative. My dear friend and pastor, Tope Koleoso (pictured right), is planning on attending the conference and will provide us with his feedback here on my blog. Do look out for him there, and say hello to him for me if you will be there!UPDATEIt's not too late to book into this … [Read more...]


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