The Scarlet Compass

Redeemed and Reformed


John Piper on the prosperity gospel.


"Control yourself," whispers the conscience.

"Stop," whispers the wallet.

"Shut up, we’re in a bookstore," whispers the heart.

(via thecompanionsdoctor)


"My son was a documentarian in Portland, too. He made a film about the homeless population and it won some awards. He decided that to get the real story he’d live on the streets too and really get to know the people. But he became a heroin addict and it’s what killed him. He died of an overdose."

(2nd photo: Thank you to my husband, Ben, for capturing the moment we were talking.)