At first glance, drinking coffee or watching birds on a telephone wire might not inspire a sense of wonder. But can we find more in these ordinary moments?

Pierce Taylor Hibbs is the associate director of the Theological English Department at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, and he’s joined the conversation to help us recognize the sacred in that which may seem mundane. Pierce has written Finding God in the Ordinary, offering reflections on (re)training the mind to see creation through the lens of Scripture, in all its awesomeness. Is it possible to see God’s hand in this fallen world when dealing with things like anxiety and death? Hibbs provides a helpful and nuanced perspective.

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Each of our contributors post here regularly, sharing their wit and wisdom on a wide variety of topics.

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...

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

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 »