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?

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 Wednesday, January 17, 2018 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Does #MeToo really reflect a repentant Hollywood?

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

A Complete Confusion of Categories: Friendship and Marriage

Posted on Friday, January 12, 2018 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville
Posted on Friday, January 12, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517
Posted on Sunday, January 07, 2018 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Revisiting the Sexualized, Vilified, and Marginalized Women of the Bible

Posted on Wednesday, January 03, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Because the direct approach is too scary

Posted on Friday, December 22, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

My obligatory contribution

Posted on Friday, December 22, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

By the Amy who spells her name wrong.

Posted on Friday, December 15, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

The right man for our times

Posted on Thursday, December 07, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

And how it reveals our ingratitude.

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 »