Mortification of Spin

Mortification of Spin
Mawwiage is what bwings us togedder...(The Princess Bride)
Having established that Carl has neither the hair nor the physique to hang with Snooki and company at the Jersey Shore, our curmudgeonly cohosts welcome the much better-behaved Chad and Emily Van...
I Feel the Need...for Creeds!
Iceman and Maverick ( aka J.V. Fesko and Craig Carter) are feeling the need…the need for creeds . Though neither will claim the title of “top gun,” both will speak of the necessity of creeds in the...
While civil disobedience may sometimes be acceptable in the socio-political sphere, ecclesial disobedience (especially on the part of church officers) is only justified in the most extreme cases. If...
Mortification of Spin
From his high perch within a “boutique denomination,” Carl feels comfortable taking shots at Todd and the much larger PCA. With the sniping finally in check, the didactic duo brings aboard a special...
After revisiting the “trouser color” debate of 2019 (Carl claims a sort of “sartorial panache”), our hosts settle into more serious discussion. A rather high-profile government appointee publicly...
Carl’s ongoing tour in support of his best-selling book provides numerous opportunities to hear from others striving to explain the paradigm of this strange new world. A voice that particularly...
It’s one of the more intriguing titles one might encounter-- Confessions of a French Atheist: How God Hijacked my Quest to Disprove the Christian Faith . And as our heroes settle in to discuss the...
Arabic Bible
Carl welcomes a rare participant into today’s discussion: a former student still willing to acknowledge the experience! Kyle Davis is an American serving in South Africa as the Bible Translation...
Even Orwell would blush
The “Lady Writer” who (perhaps unwittingly) bestowed upon our own Todd Pruitt his “Major Pastor” credentials is today’s special guest. Co-host, professor, and rap artist Carl Trueman joins in to...
Mt. Arbel, Israel
Though pastoral duties call Todd away from the podcast today, Carl nonetheless enjoys a pleasant conversation with Geoffrey Thomas. Our guest is a seminary professor and conference speaker who served...
Presbyterianism is pretty simple. As the name suggests, presbyters (elders) are essential to the church. Congregations elect qualified men to ensure that the means of grace (word, prayer, and...
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"Major Pastor" Pruitt and "the Reverend Dr." Trueman condescend to welcome Tony Reinke to the podcast. He's a journalist, author, and senior teacher for Desiring God. Tony's focus on Christian...
It's a sin.
Jonathan Edwards characterized sin as an unbearable weight that—without the securing hand of God—would inevitably drag the unbeliever down a slippery slope into hell. In recent times, however, many...
Recently, a pastor in the PCA and member of the National Partnership (you can read about the NP HERE and HERE ) wrote an article praising the denomination for the “latitude” it affords its ministers...
Close to 20 years ago, the great Old Testament scholar Bruce Waltke wrote a favorable review of Inspiration and Incarnation by fellow scholar Pete Enns. Many were surprised that Dr. Waltke would...