On John Piper’s sabbatical

John Piper, preaching pastor at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, MN, announced his upcoming sabbatical from all public commitments and explains why: “Noël [John’s wife] and I are rock solid in our commitment to each other, and there is no whiff of unfaithfulness on either side. But, as I told the elders, “rock solid” is […]

Technology tells us we can’t sing

ChristianWeek columnist Michael Krahn writes a perceptive column and points out the rising trend in people who say they cannot sing. An excerpt: “I see a parallel between the lack of confidence in singing and the world of visual images in tabloid and fashion magazines. Photoshopped images create unrealistic body expectations. In the modern era of music […]

Who caused Jesus’s death?

Our pastor preached this on Sunday. In the book of Acts 2:22-23, the apostle Peter explains that both God and man were responsible for Jesus’s death on the cross. That’s God’s sovereignty, juxtaposed with human freedom. It just blows your mind, and in a good way. “Now when they heard this they were cut to the […]

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