Blog Posts by Carl Trueman

A Few Practical Questions

Article by   May 2014
Given the furore surrounding the issue of sanctification, I want to take the debate out of the lecture theatre and the partisan point scoring by asking a pointedly practical question: How do you pastor people engaged in serious repeated sin? ... continue

The Church, Blindness, and Disability

Article by   May 2014
The latest MoS is now up.  This week, the team interview attorney, Melanie Brunson, who is in the studio along with her delightful dog, Sparta.   Melanie is also blind and thus we have the opportunity to talk about the... continue

A call for much-needed face-to-face debate

Article by   May 2014
Over at the Gospel Coalition, one of their pre-eminent speakers and bloggers, Tullian Tchividjian, has used his platform to indict modern preachers for false teaching on law and gospel.  No specifics are given beyond his general claim that lots of... continue

Miserable Christians Revisited

Article by   May 2014
Some time ago, I wrote a short article entitled 'What Can Miserable Christians Sing?'   Over subsequent years, I have had a lot of friendly correspondence as a result of that piece and it has been reprinted in numerous church... continue

Fighting Talk

Article by   May 2014
While I was away attempting to kick-start a solo career last week and, as you can see, enjoying the accolades of huge and unprecedented personal popularity, Nunchucks and the Scarecrow recorded a Bully Pulpit by themselves.  In it, they address... continue

So many questions, so little time....

Article by   May 2014
I offer some personal reflections, or rather, some pointed questions, about the future of Protestantism over at my other internet haunt, First Thoughts, the blog of the Institute on Religion and Public Life.For any who have never read it, the... continue

Back to the Future

Article by   May 2014
Last week's discussion at Biola with Peter Leithart and Fred Sanders left me with much to reflect upon, not least the cognitive dissonance between Peter Escalante's now legendary mustache (which appeared at first glance to indicate sympathies with the Bonzo... continue

A Roman Catholic, a federal visionary, and a miserable crank go into a bar

Article by   May 2014
Pressure of time means that I will not be able to respond to Peter Leithart's and Fred Sanders' reflections until next week, when I will offer some general thoughts here and more specific comments on Peter over at First Things. ... continue

From Sticks to Wells

Article by   April 2014
The latest MoS is up.  This week we have taken a break from our road trip to return to the Bunker in Virginia so that Todd could excommunicate a few patriotic women who have sinned by selflessly serving their country. ... continue

Three's a Crowd

Article by   April 2014
Last November, over at First Things, Peter Leithart declared the end of Protestantism in what proved to be an incendiary post.  A few days later, Fred Sanders of Biola University, fired back, declaring that it was his joy to be... continue
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