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.

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Each of our contributors post here regularly, sharing their wit and wisdom on a wide variety of topics.

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.

Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville
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I can't let this go...

Posted on Friday, September 08, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517
Posted on Thursday, September 07, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Asking for a friend...

Posted on Tuesday, September 05, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517
Posted on Sunday, September 03, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

We can do better when it comes to talking about race.

Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

And looking back after one year of pleading for change.

Posted on Monday, August 28, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Because there is more than one voice...

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 »