Suicide is a troubling topic to examine - delicate and disturbing, one must speak carefully about it, especially with those left in its confusing wake. Common questions asked are: Is suicide an unforgivable sin? Could a true Believer take their own life? As a pastor, should I address suicide at the funeral? Carl, Aimee, Todd (…and Thomas Aquinas!), avoid pat answers and offer helpful ways of thinking founded in Biblical truth.

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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 21, 2016 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Rick Phillips weighs in on ESS...

Posted on Thursday, September 15, 2016 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

An unusual commission with an attractive and useful result.

Posted on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

The way forward in a current controversy...

Posted on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

A response to Alastair Roberts

Posted on Monday, September 12, 2016 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Wendell Kimbrough has produced a fine album of contemporary Psalm settings.

Posted on Monday, September 12, 2016 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

MOS aren't the only ones saying it...

Posted on Monday, September 12, 2016 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville
Posted on Monday, September 12, 2016 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Some further reflections on the bullying of Todd Pruitt.

Posted on Friday, September 09, 2016 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Todd is sensitive.  I am not.

Posted on Thursday, September 08, 2016 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

A lesson learned

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 »