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.

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 Thursday, November 09, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

And Inner Rings and Repugnant Cultural Others....

Posted on Monday, October 23, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Is it racial reconciliation that is being sought or something else?

Posted on Thursday, October 05, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

How far is Hugh Hefner's view of complementarity from the church's?

Posted on Monday, October 02, 2017 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

A panel on the Reformation that is worth reading.

Posted on Monday, October 02, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian
Posted on Monday, October 02, 2017 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

In which I invent a new hate crime.

Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Lysa TerKeurst and Lydia Brownback both try on loneliness. Who wore it best?

Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

One of my favorite sections of Scripture.

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2017 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

Why we should all read Camille Paglia on liberal Christians and sexual morality.

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 »