Terry Johnson shows up at the Spin's "totally awesome" worship band practice. Terry is the pastor of Independent Presbyterian Church in Savannah, and has written Worshipping with Calvin: Recovering the Reformed Ministry and Worship of Reformed Protestantism.

The crew turns down the instruments, shuts off the colorful spotlights and smoke machine, and listens intently as Terry makes the connection between theology and worship, tracing back to the Reformation period and the Solas. He talks about the proper balance of freedom and form, and what the church is supposed to do when gathered on Sundays.

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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 Wednesday, May 03, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Because you only talk to your doctor and your closest friends about haemorrhoidal veins.

Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

Well-liked people don’t need to brag about how many friends they have, and besides, it’s not always a good thing to be well-liked. And followers aren't the same as friends.

Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517
Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

It's kind of like how I'm a gynocentric interruption to Carl and Todd.

Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

H.L. Menken and Pearl Buck on Machen

Posted on Monday, April 10, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

An irenic appeal for the periodic use of vinegary speech

Posted on Saturday, April 08, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Biblical reflections on a common source of pain

Posted on Friday, April 07, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

A theology of brother and sister relationships in God's household

Posted on Friday, April 07, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

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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 »