Irresistible Mush

I just watched this video John Piper made advertizing Calvinism. When I first read the poem titled ‘The Calvinist’ on which the video is based, I initially thought it was a satire against Calvinists. You know, the idea of drinking at books until they bear fruit, repenting for the sake of one’s fame, heaping up a pyre for burning, dying with the words “gain!” on your lips, and everything else in the poem – it seemed like something that could only have come from the cynical imagination of an ex-Calvinist. But then I found that Desiring God ministries actually produced this expensive video and got voice-overs from R.C. Sproul, D.A. Carson, Matt Chandler, Sinclair Ferguson and others. Continue reading

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