“Let no one despise you for your youth.” Those were Paul’s words to Timothy. But is that even an issue in today’s culture obsessed with catering to and seeking youthfulness? Youth is highly prized, while seasoned, wise leaders are tossed to the curb. So many churches have turned to attractive, cool, yet inept leaders who have more swagger than biblical knowledge. So how is this damaging the Church and what does it mean to have biblical church leadership that’s more useful than it is hip? Thankfully some churches still hire unpopular nerds like Todd & Carl who possess more Biblical know-how than chic, and we've got Aimee to validate that.   

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The Blog

Each of our contributors post here regularly, sharing their wit and wisdom on a wide variety of topics.

Posted on Thursday, May 28, 2015 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

It is a dangerous thing to promote your virtue...

Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

A sampling of a few books that I have recently appreciated...

Posted on Friday, May 22, 2015 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

What we can learn from Thyatira. Thya-who?

Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2015 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Paul Helm's criticism of the critics of the Top Men.

Posted on Monday, May 18, 2015 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

A few thoughts after reading Bryan Chapell's article...

Posted on Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Day Two of the seminar was less tense but just as stimulating.

Posted on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

My book trailer for Theological Fitness.

Posted on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

The Spin Team (or most of it) speak at a seminar at Yale Divinity School.

Posted on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

More reasons to hold on to our ears.

Posted on Friday, May 08, 2015 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Where I touch the third rail and push back against The Gospel Coalition...

The Contributors

Each of our contributors post here regularly, sharing their wit and wisdom on a wide variety of topics. Read more at each of their individual blogs, listed below.

 


Carl Trueman

Postcards from Palookaville

Pastor and teacher of church history, this anti-celebrity "celebrity” dreams about what might have been, had he played his cards right. See all of Carl’s posts »


Todd Pruitt

1517

Always Texan, once Southern Baptist, now Presbyterian, he exhibits a high regard for BASE jumping, interpretive dance, and puppies. See all of Todd's posts »


Aimee Byrd

Housewife Theologian

Driving her kids all over tarnation, and her husband crazy, this tender-loving, cut-throat theologian packs a punch... or Nunchuck. See all of Aimee's posts »