Is it wise to recommend authors or quote those you don't agree with? Or is that playing with fire? What reasons justify avoiding a book or author altogether? Carl & Todd stand in agreement - you can respect, disagree with, or even dislike authors you quote. Exhibit A: Aimee Byrd. Joking aside, what's the rule of thumb here? From a preacher's perspective, Carl & Todd lend helpful insights for pastors from pastors and Aimee gives us her usual food for thought. 

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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 Monday, March 30, 2015 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian
 
Some billboards make me want to dress like a ninja and commit some vandalism...but I'm a Christian and all, so I wrote an article instead.
Posted on Monday, March 30, 2015 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Southern Baptists pull Heavenly Tourism books. But has that solved the problem at Lifeway?

Posted on Friday, March 27, 2015 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

And all Indiana breathed a sigh of relief...

Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2015 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Is it just me, or has the whole idea of good critique and constructive criticism these days been snubbed like the awkward, knobby-kneed boy asking for a tweenage diva's number?

Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Mark Jones and Paul Levy: Champions of Feminism?

Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Sharpening your skills as a pastor...

Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Eric Hoffer's dispensational eschatology is important for reformed evangelicals.

Posted on Monday, March 23, 2015 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

My review of Iain Murray's biography got me thinking of another dynamic Aimee.

Posted on Friday, March 20, 2015 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Beware Eva Fever...

Posted on Friday, March 20, 2015 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Because we're all tired of that word anyway.

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 »