Mortification of Spin

Mortification of Spin
We’re honored to be talking with not one, but two Van Dixhoorns today. Chad Van Dixhoorn is a church history professor and pastor. He’s written a book entitled Confessing the Faith, a...
Yesterday I had a longish drive to Virginia Beach, which means time to indulge in some podcasts. I already listened to the first season of What Really Happened? , where narrator Andrew Jenks digs...
“Double-Crossing Mud-Muncher” “Warthog-Faced Buffoon” “Cotton-Headed Ninny Muggins” Mortification of Spin is no stranger to insults. The crew share some of the...
The media loves a former Christian. Recent years have seen well-known former believers rise to prominence. Some are scholars like Bart Ehrman while others are are more folksy celebrities like Rob...
I have been challenged politely by some and excoriated by others for writing an open letter to Andrew White , the staunch defender of Roe V Wade, PCA Ruling Elder, and candidate for governor of Texas...
Today the crew talks diaconal ministry. Deacons function differently in various denominations. Yet God, in His wisdom, clearly creates this office in the book of Acts. They have a unique role in...
Andrew White is a Ruling Elder in a PCA church in Houston, Texas. He is also running for Governor of Texas. He has recently stated his full support for Roe V. Wade the 1973 Supreme Court ruling which...
Some years ago a student came to ask me if the Puritans had a theology of suffering. Apparently he had been told by someone that they did not. My response pointed to three basic facts. First, the...
Last week Michael Kruger wrote a good little article on the peculiarity of early Christian worship and how believers managed to offend everybody. Rumors were flying about what kind of people...
The Best thing I have ever found on understanding Covenant Theology is Ligon Duncan's lectures from Reformed Theological Seminary. You can listen to them free on ITunes. If you would like to...
I will not rehearse the grotesque acts of Larry Nasser. As you probably know by now, Nassar is the former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University doctor whose crimes led to his disgraceful end...
Many people outside of Scotland may be unfamiliar with the story of the Rev. Kenny Macdonald who died last weekend. His story is well worth reading and pondering. I met him only once -- when we both...
Today the Spin team considers a Tim Challies post . There Tim ponders three themes or challenges for Reformed Christians in 2018. (Is that some sort of prophesy?) The crew discusses his third...
In a continuing effort to bring to you the voices of those you will likely not hear in the current race "discussion" I pass along an excellent article on the propriety of so-called "...
Given the profusion of regrettable things being said about race by those who are members of reformed churches like “repent of your whiteness” it is necessary to actively support those...