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?
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
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