Some of my readers my be familiar with John Piper. He is the retired pastor and founder of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis. He is a Calvinist theologian, author, leader of the so-called “Neo-Calvinist” movement in evangelicalism, lover of the theology of Jonathan Edwards, and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary, also in Minneapolis. He is known best for his affirmation of “Christian hedonism,” and his defense of a “complimentarian” view of gender roles,
At his website DesiringGod.com, Piper comes out in opposition to Jerry Falwell’s recent comments about guns at Liberty University. It is a thoughtful and non-combative response. Piper even called Falwell Jr. on the phone to make sure that he was representing his position clearly.
Here is a taste: