Piper at Desiring God:
The Gospel Coalition’s 2009 Conference runs from this week, April 21-23, in Chicago. Speakers include D.A. Carson, Tim Keller, John Piper, Mark Driscoll and more.
If you’re unfamiliar with the Gospel Coalition, here’s a brief introduction:
And Now for Something Completely Different…
So, Compassion decided it would be a good idea to team up with Rob Bell for a Nooma video called “Corner.” It’s okay as far as Nooma goes, but it’s nothing ground-breaking.
That, and I find Bell’s glasses distracting.
(I should note that while I work in Compassion’s Canadian office, my views should not be taken as always reflective of the organization.)
I’m Leaving on a Jet Plane…
I’m off to ad:tech San Francisco until Friday, much to my excitement. I’ve never been to the left coast before, so I’m a wee bit excited. Ad:tech has a great line-up of speakers and break out sessions, and I’m looking forward to learning a lot while I’m there.
Here’s a snippet:
You’re sitting in your living room after small group, reflecting on the conversation of the evening. While you’re reviewing the night, you remember something a group member said that catches you off guard:
“I don’t know why we put so much emphasis on the Bible… it’s just a book.”
As you pray over this, you recall other similar comments, and become increasingly concerned that this person may not actually be a Christian.
And, you’re right. They may not be.
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