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Offline A Slice Of Life

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Popular Preachers.
« on: November 23, 2012, 02:11:22 PM »
As i said in  my Newbie thread I am very new to Orthodoxy and Christianity in general, but whilst out in the wilderness i did do a bit of wondering around, some of which was through watching sermons and debates etc.

I wanted to gauge the opinion of some of the better known preachers/pastors on the net such as,

Paul Washer,
John Piper,
John MacArthur,
Mark Driscoll.

Just to name a few. This thread isn't designed to flame anyone it is purely to see what the opinions are on said people and what they preach. I myself have enjoyed watching debates with Lane Craig, John Lennox and N.T wright, so I've taken in quite a mixed bag of view points and information.

Over to you fine people.

Offline NicholasMyra

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Re: Popular Preachers.
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2012, 02:23:16 PM »
John Piper
Many people would "have a beer with that guy".

Mark Driscoll

The "holy spirit" sends him pornographic visions:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVyFyauE4ig
Quote from: Fr. Thomas Hopko, dystopian parable of the prodigal son
...you can imagine so-called healing services of the pigpen. The books that could be written, you know: Life in the Pigpen. How to Cope in the Pigpen. Being Happy in the Pigpen. Surviving in the Pigpen. And then there could be counselling, for people who feel unhappy in the pigpen, to try to get them to come to terms with the pigpen, and to accept the pigpen.

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Re: Popular Preachers.
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2012, 02:25:28 PM »
« Last Edit: November 23, 2012, 02:25:36 PM by Cyrillic »

Offline A Slice Of Life

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Re: Popular Preachers.
« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2012, 02:42:01 PM »
John Piper
Many people would "have a beer with that guy".

Mark Driscoll

The "holy spirit" sends him pornographic visions:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aVyFyauE4ig

Upon reading your reply i nearly spilled my Coffee as i recalled Mr Driscoll causing me to jump off my seat one night as i had my headphones on when he shouted,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AsqjJH-L25g

I've personally never been able to Stomach Piper as i sometimes get the impression he's talking to himself rather than preaching.

Sadly i've seen many a '' T-shirt and Jeans '' preacher fall in love with their own voice.
« Last Edit: November 23, 2012, 02:45:37 PM by A Slice Of Life »