To put the brakes on the Spin, the crew is addressing some very important questions sent by the listeners…like this, from Scott S. in Orlando: Will there be peanut butter in the new heaven and new earth? And, if so—creamy or crunchy? The theological implications are staggering.

It’s totally OK if you don’t like the way your pastor parts his hair, or even his choice of psychedelic print ties, but is it a good enough reason to leave your church? On a more somber note: How does one talk to a three year old about death? We cover public critique/criticism dos and don’ts…the difference between criticizing a bad idea and attacking the person behind the idea…even whether a seminary education is imperative for someone already in pastoral ministry. Hey, you asked; now pull up a seat and listen to what Carl really thinks about one of the most popular of American foods.

Browse and listen to the entire archive of Mortification of Spin here

The Blog

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

Posted on Tuesday, August 07, 2018 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

The preachability of a doctrine is irrelevant to whether it should be preached, let alone whether it is actually true.

Posted on Friday, August 03, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

What Revoice and its supporters get terribly wrong...

Posted on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Revoice capitalizes on precisely the culture of evangelical power which its critics have perfected and which has always been problematic.  And an old friend returns from exile.

Posted on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Let's be vigilant but not hysterical

Posted on Friday, July 20, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517
Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Some thoughts on depression and anxiety

Posted on Friday, June 29, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Who has actually been blinded by politics?

Posted on Thursday, June 28, 2018 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Reflections on bi-vocational ministry.

Posted on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

An excerpt from Why Can't We Be Friends?

Posted on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Will we have unity?

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 »