Is preaching still relevant?  That’s the question for the conversation between John Piper, Voddie Baucham, and Miguel Núñez.  If you’re a preacher or know a preacher, you will want to watch this and pass it along to your preacher friend.

Why Mass Shootings Happen – In the wake of the recent Oregon shooting, many people seem to have an opinion regarding why mass shootings happen.  The focus is usually in the wrong direction.  Todd Friel deals with the complicated web related to mass shootings.

Transforming Homosexuality A new book by Heath Lambert and Denny Burk will be one you will want to add to your library.  You can read what Denny Burk has written about the book on his blog.

Warfield’s “The Biblical Doctrine of the Trinity” Annotated [HT: Challies] – According to Fred Sanders, “When I teach a course on the Trinity, I routinely assign this essay, and I’ve even gone so far as to require students to read it twice in the course –because even the best students miss about half of what Warfield’s doing the first time through. He’s famous for being a bit hard-headed, but in this essay (as in several others where he combines biblical studies with dogmatics) he is in fact understated and subtle.”

Planned Parenthood Will Stop Taking Money for Fetus Parts – “To be clear: Patients may still donate fetal parts, but Planned Parenthood will not accept payment for them, according to a letter Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards sent to the National Institutes of Health.”

Baptist Pastor in Bangladesh Survives Knife Attack – “The attack on Monday comes after the killings of two foreigners inBangladesh last week.”