Which is more beautiful?: Bach or Beyonce? Symmetry or asymmetry? Bald or Blonde? Carl or Todd? By natural design, beauty appeals to us and we seek it out daily whether it's music, art, fashion, or romance. Under sin's curse, we attune our minds to wrong perspectives and standards and make more of what God counts as less. The battle with beauty is something everyone has to fight. So how does the Christian combat against Hollywood's norms and not cheapen the inner adornment of our character without going to the opposite extreme? Today we count the costs of our cultural obsession with beauty, pointing out shameful ways we prize the pretty and cast all the Todd & Carl's to the curb.

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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 Thursday, November 10, 2016 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Gynocentric interruption of the dominant androcentricity of Scripture

Posted on Tuesday, November 01, 2016 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

How Humility Grounds and Nourishes Your Soul. Great book for November reading!

Posted on Monday, October 31, 2016 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Entering the 500th year of the Reformation.

Posted on Monday, October 31, 2016 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

On sale for a good price right now!

Posted on Friday, October 28, 2016 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

On the latest decision regarding Jen Hatmaker

Posted on Monday, October 17, 2016 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

A timely publication

Posted on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Donald Trump is not "most men"

Posted on Friday, October 07, 2016 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

The Trinity is being threatened

Posted on Thursday, October 06, 2016 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Waiting for such a time as this.

Posted on Tuesday, October 04, 2016 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

So you've read Roland Bainton's biography.  What should you read of Luther himself?

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 »