The Heart of the Gospel is…Anger? Really? The Anatomy of a John Piper Tweet

As we've seen before, when John Piper tweets, it can get ugly. Like it did here:https://twitter.com/johnpiper/status/641378524427907076Granting, of course, that 140 characters does not a systematic theology make, this particular tweet says a lot about where Piper and his followers are coming from. Let's take it apart piece by piece and see what the anatomy yields: Characters 1-23: "The heart of the gospel" You don't have to be Rob Bell to have a problem with the suggestion that what … [Read more...]

Beyond Biblical Manhood and Womanhood: Building a Post-Complementarian Church on the Word of God

The following is a guest post from Jory Micah. See her bio and links below!Well known complementarian John Piper has both egalitarians and complementarians scratching their heads in confusion. Piper is undoubtedly one of the most prominent theologians of our time, a "Goliath" if you will. I feel a bit like young David in the Old Testament taking him on, but surely if God can use David, He can use me. There is no doubt that most of us have been touched by Piper's theological contributions whe … [Read more...]

3 Reasons God Did Not Kill Jesus (But Jesus Still Had to Die)

Right after Mel Gibson's blood-drenched The Passion of the Christ hit theaters and toppled the box office, John Piper released a book called The Passion of Jesus Christ that was intended to seize this cultural moment for the sake of the gospel. Churches, like my Reformed Baptist church in Vermont, ordered this inexpensive book by the truckload in the hopes of educating their congregants and evangelizing their communities alike. I took home a few, and gave a way a couple. At the time, I was all i … [Read more...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X