John Piper Live
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?