Who would have thought a few years ago that today, blogging would be considered a great intellectual exercise…in comparison to the complex ideas we now try to discuss in 280 characters or less?

The ugliness of Christians belittling other Christians on social media can be disheartening, indeed. But is there any salvageable reason for keeping a Twitter or Facebook account? The trio comes out to discuss the topic, among others. Our spin-killers touch on the self-promotion of failed ministers who left wreckage behind them, and are now capitalizing on their comeback stories of “grace and redemption.” How have Christians come to ignore the biblical qualifications of church leaders where a ‘Christian celebrity’ is concerned?

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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 Tuesday, January 29, 2019 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Biblical Theology offers useful insights but is not the Bible's whole message.

Posted on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

The theology of the great ecumenical creeds and the Protestant confessions is shaped by the history of theological controversy.  Knowledge of that history is therefore important to understanding their content.

Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

A panel discussion with some old friends led me to reflect again on a pressing problem in the Reformed world.

Posted on Wednesday, January 09, 2019 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Did the APA really take away the man card?

Posted on Saturday, December 22, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517
Posted on Friday, November 02, 2018 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

My arms still haven't grown tired.

Posted on Thursday, November 01, 2018 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

After listening to the In the No miniseries on Radiolab, I'm glad to hear more detailed talk about consent. But it's sad to hear how lost people are when discussing friendship, love, sex, power, and freedom.

Posted on Friday, October 19, 2018 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

The Evil of Evils and the Freedom of Holiness

Posted on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

I’m sad about the state of theology today. Very sad. But before we shake our heads, we need to begin in our own circles. 

Posted on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

On the possibility of valuing the family more than God does...

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 »