Can a White Woman Marry a Black Man?

Pastor John Piper responds to the question, "Can a white woman marry a black man?" in this 7 minute audio segment of "Ask Pastor John." Here are a few quotes... "There are two basic restrictions on marriage in the Bible: Number one, he should be a man. Number two, he should be a believer." "When Christ came … Continue reading Can a White Woman Marry a Black Man?

We Are Family: What African Americans Bring to Reformed Theology

Although all true Christians share a common heritage of faith, there are many branches of believers.  I inhabit a particular corner of Christianity called "Reformed."  The term comes from the historic Reformation of the 16th century and is characterized by several distinctive truths. I didn't grow up Reformed.  I had never heard of it until … Continue reading We Are Family: What African Americans Bring to Reformed Theology

We Need More of this Kind of Preaching

If you're not familiar with this man of God, John Piper has been the senior pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, MN--a church he shepherded for over 30 years.  Pastor Piper's motivation for service is God's glory.  He founded a ministry called "Desiring God" to spread a passion for God's glory.  The ministry is … Continue reading We Need More of this Kind of Preaching