SETTING THE STAGE
0:00:00 • Hellos, intros, and prayer.
0:04:02 • Should moral chaos in America make us panic?
0:09:15 • Should moral chaos in America make us passive?
ON SLAVERY AND RACE
0:16:06 • Douglas Wilson’s position on slavery and racial reconciliation.
0:21:10 • John Piper’s takeaways from Wilson and Thabiti Anyabwile’s 111-page blog discussion on slavery and race.
0:22:53 • Six reasons the risk of partnering with Wilson is worth it for Piper.
0:26:55 • Wilson on whether his presence jeopardizes racial reconciliation.
0:30:12 • Wilson on the Anyabwile debate.
0:31:57 • The backstory behind Wilson’s book Black and Tan.
0:36:42 • Piper on making emotional connections in reconciliation.
0:39:20 • Piper on growing up in segregated Greenville, SC.
0:40:38 • Wilson on growing up in segregated Annapolis, MD.
0:42:58 • Wilson: The key to all reconciliation is God-centeredness.
0:45:50 • Wilson: We need to receive hard truths from African American brothers, and be willing to offer them.
0:46:56 • Why do African American Christians vote for pro-abortion politicians?
0:54:48 • Abortion as the slavery of the 20th century.
0:58:26 • Is the slavery/abortion link insensitive?
ON OPPOSING POSTMODERN SEXUALITY
1:03:02 • Do you care about your reputation in debates? And how should Christian leaders address controversies (bold offending, cowardly retreating, non-offending edification)?
1:16:13 • Where is our culture on homosexuality? Where is it headed?
1:17:48 • Wilson: The central problems of culture are worship problems.
1:23:02 • Piper: How to be an effective idol-blasting Christian.
1:24:33 • Piper: I don’t know where culture is going. Collapse? Revival?
1:26:01 • Wilson: God’s kingdom progresses from triumph to triumph via apparent disasters (the cross).
1:28:06 • Why Piper avoids sodomy language in the homosexual debate.
1:35:06 • Why Wilson uses sodomy language in the homosexual debate.
1:39:48 • How to attack cultural apostles of homosexuality without alienating Christians struggling with same-sex attractions.
1:45:22 • Piper: Be slow to judge the heart of a Christian speaking online.
ON PREPARING FOR PERSECUTION
1:47:35 • If persecution is coming to America, how should the Church ready herself?
1:53:26 • Piper closes in prayer.