Thursday, June 25, 2009

Mark Talbot

John Piper, reflecting on Mark Talbot's 2005 talk on suffering: "Everybody knew we were hearing one of the most authentic, powerful words on suffering we'd ever heard."

Mark is one of the most insightful people I know--a careful thinker who cares deeply about the gospel and about hurting people, and whose mind and heart is tethered to God's word.

You can get a taste of who he is in the following video, where he briefly discusses his conversion, his accident, and his understanding of what it means to be a Christian philosopher: