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 Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Worth going to Georgia for...

Posted on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Are you who you were when you were 17? I hope not, but I also hope you didn't sexually assault others.

Posted on Monday, September 03, 2018 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Women in the World of the Earliest Chrsitians, Lynn H. Cohick

Posted on Friday, August 31, 2018 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

On the gulf between the academy and the church and where women participate.

Posted on Monday, August 13, 2018 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Thomas Weinandy, Petrus van Mastricht, and Melvin Tinker are all worth reading.  And Camille is back.

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

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 »