Christians And Guns: A Response to John Piper

Days before Christmas, noted evangelical pastor and author John Piper published an article on Desiring God (it was also published by the Washington Post) claiming that Christians should not be encouraged to arm themselves.

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The catalyst for Piper’s foray into the gun debate was a comment made by Jerry Falwell, Jr., president of Liberty University, urging students on his campus to obtain both a concealed carry permit and a firearm so the school can “teach them [mass shooters] a lesson if they ever show up here.”

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