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John Piper Live

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John Piper is live answering questions this morning at Between Two Worlds.

In case you missed it, check Desiring God later for the full video.

UPDATE:  All the video is available here.  He answers these questions:

  • what do you think of @FakeJohnPiper?
  • why should I want to be a Christian?
  • should marijuana be legalized?
  • how does unbelief play into my need for porn?
  • should I go on the mission field if it puts my wife at risk?
  • should Christians use birth control?
  • what would you say if you had two minutes with the Pope?
  • how do you know Christianity is true?
  • who really writes Piper’s tweets?
  • what do you think about Halloween?
  • why doesn’t Piper “name names” about prosperity gospel preachers?
  • how should you confront those who have abused you when you’re younger?
  • how do you respond to the idea that seeking accountability means Christ is insufficient?
  • is it sin not to like the doctrine of election, even if one believes in it?
  • what does Piper do to relax and unwind?
  • what’s on the menu at Old Country Buffet? (Not a question that was asked, but one that was answered!)
  • should local churches equip young men for ministry, or should they be sent to seminary?
  • what hope would you offer to those addicted to cutting themselves?
  • difference between confidence and presumption in risk taking?
  • do you accept old earth?
  • how is it ever right for God to slaughter women and children?
  • how could God command others to slaughter?
  • how important is it for preachers to preach Christ from every text?
  • If you were a member of an Arminian church, what would you do if your pastor asked you not to talk about the doctrines of grace?
  • what happens when infants die?
  • how have you dealt with the fallout of your statements about your comments on  the tornado and bridge collapse in Minneapolis?
  • what do you think about the sinner’s prayer and asking people to “invite” Jesus into their heart?
  • why not have one of your 30+ elders pastor a campus church rather than using video preaching?
  • have you ever seen a vision or spoken in tongues?
  • what do you think about Christians using anti-depressants?
  • do Christians have permission to pray imprecatory prayers?
  • how do I boast only in Christ when applying for a job?
  • what books are you planning to write next?

Written by Michael Graham

November 4, 2009 at 12:25 pm

Posted in John Piper

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