While Todd is busy attending meetings about the doughnut ministry program at his church, the darling Cruella De Vil is honored to fill in. And the topic is as hot as the oil in that doughnut fryer: Would a church’s basket weaving class somehow further the proclamation of the Gospel? Sometimes, the answer is just…sometimes.

So, what are the purposes of church programs, and whom should they serve? Are programs a Biblical criteria for choosing a church? What if a church is unable to offer anything beyond the preached Word, and administration of sacraments on Sundays? Would that church be found lacking?

The trio discuss the pros and cons, the temptations to avoid, and the small ways church members can display the love of Christ. You’ll even learn what Carl is doing to better relate to his students!

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, 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?

Posted on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

An excerpt from Why Can't We Be Friends?

Posted on Monday, June 18, 2018 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Permit or Promote?

Posted on Friday, June 15, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

More news from PCA General Assembly

Posted on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

There is still time to make it right...

Posted on Thursday, June 07, 2018 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

The PCA faces a turning point...

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 »