The Popular God of Fun-Church

Against the overwhelming weight and seriousness of the Bible, much of the church is choosing, at this very moment, to become more light and shallow and entertainment-oriented, and therefore successful in its irrelevance to massive suffering and evil.  The popular God of fun-church is simply too small and too affable to hold a hurricane in His hand.

–John Piper
Suffering and the Sovereignty of God (2006, p. 18 )
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