Desiring God National Conference

Desiring GodWell how is this for an opportunity? I have been asked by Desiring God if I would be willing to live-blog the upcoming Desiring God National Conference which will be held in Minneapolis from the 7th to the 9th of October. This year’s theme is “Suffering and the Sovereignty of God.” I thought about it for less time than it takes to type “of course!” and have committed to doing it. I am awfully excited about the opportunity. I’ll have the privilege of enjoying the teaching of people like Joni Eareckson Tada, Mark Talbot, David Powlison, Steve Saint, Carl Ellis, and of course John Piper.

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But that’s not all. I’ll be able to meet Justin Taylor, who is fast becoming a friend and probably some other God-bloggers. And I’ll also get to meet one of my oldest and closest blog-friends. Who is it, you ask? You’ll just have to look around and find out. I’m sure he’ll be posting about this as well, as it turns out that he is going to be my partner in crime. We’ll be just like Al Michaels and John Madden, but we won’t ever talk about “cankles.” I promise. Oh, and we won’t have one of those screens that allows us to draw yellow lines and arrows.

Anyways, this is a wonderful opportunity and I’m already counting down the days to October.

By the way, some details are still not settled, such as what site we’ll actually be writing to, and so on. But we’ll have that worked out long before we get to Minneapolis.