Upcoming: John Piper and Don Carson on Pastors and Scholars

In just two weeks, on Thursday, April 23, 2009, at Park Community Church in Chicago, IL, the Carl F. H. Henry Center for Theological Understanding of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School will host an evening of free lectures and discussion with Dr. John Piper of Bethlehem Baptist Church and Dr. D. A. Carson of Trinity Evangelical [Read More…]

Anyabwile on Hip Hop; Catholics on Life

Check out some great videos on interesting topics: 1. Desiring God talks with pastor Thabiti Anyabwile on Christian rap.  Great little interview that’s only a couple of minutes long but offers good perspective.  If you’re not familiar with Thabiti, you should be–he is an exceptional preacher and Christian leader. 2. The Catholic pro-life league has [Read More…]

The Week-est Link, October 3, 2008

1. Mark Driscoll interviews excellent Christian rap artist LeCrae, who has recorded a song based on a John Piper book.  And you thought I was kidding. (HT: JT) 2. The CBMW blog, Gender Blog, has just published my three-part series on a blueprint for manhood.  The blog is currently not loading, but here’s the link if you’re [Read More…]

New 9Marks eJournal on Marriage Is Online

The new issue of 9Marks looks very helpful. It covers a variety of topics including marriage, being a pastor’s wife, and books on marriage. I have a brief review of Danny Akin’s book God on Sex in this issue. Here are a few highlighted resources from the latest journal. This is a long list of [Read More…]

The Week-est Link, May 2, 2008: Band of Bloggers Info

1. I don’t know why I overlooked this in past “Week-est Links,” but here it is: the link to the Band of Bloggers website. If you are a gospel-oriented blogger, go there and sign up to be added to the the network of bloggers. It’s a great way to link up with like-minded writers and [Read More…]

Intervarsity Christian Fellowship and the Catholic Church: Strange (but Happy?) Bedfellows

I became Catholic because of Dorothy Day and Flannery O’Connor. Thus begins “Becoming Catholic,” a personal essay written by Sarah Vanacore in a recent InterVarsity email newsletter. Vanacore, a grant writer and resident of an inner-city religious community, writes her story to share the reasons she left evangelicalism and embraced Catholicism. I want to briefly [Read More…]

Preaching We Need: John Piper on Aging for God’s Glory

“Gray hair is a crown of glory; it is gained in a righteous life.” (Proverbs 16:31) I want to take a few days this week and highlight a few messages that contain important truths, truths that the American church very much needs to hear. The first deals with a topic I occasionally bring up on [Read More…]