Desiring God - Bloodlines: Race, Cross, and the Christian - Documentary on John Piper
The bloodline of Jesus Christ is deeper than the bloodlines of race. The death and resurrection of the Son of God for sinners is the only sufficient power to bring the bloodlines of race into the single bloodline of the cross (p. 13-14). This documentary of follows Pastor John Piper to his hometown of Greenville, SC to revisit the world in which he grew up. This 18-minute film takes us through his experience of racism in the 1960's American South.
John Stephen Piper was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee, to Bill and Ruth Piper January 11, 1946. When John and his older sister were still small, the family moved to Greenville, South Carolina, where John spent his growing-up years. His father was an itinerant evangelist, and his mother died in 1974 in a bus accident while visiting Israel.
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