Band of Bloggers 2012 Audio Available: Bethke, Elephant Room & Trayvon

Audio from the 2012 Band of Bloggers panel is now live and listenable.  Justin Taylor, Collin Hansen, Tim Challies, and Timmy Brister all contributed wisdom to a diverse array of topics.  I moderated the panel.  We had a blast. Here was the event’s central topic: Six years ago, two movements began to gain significant traction–blogging [Read More...]

A Blog Is a “Massive Open Online Seminar”

From a compelling article in the Chronicle of Higher Education: Mr. DeMillo: The blog is essentially an expression of a master teacher’s understanding of a field to people that want to learn about it. We think that there are some very simple layers that can be built under the existing blogging format that can essentially turn [Read More...]

Reflecting on the Reformed Resurgence: Band of Bloggers 2012

Timmy Brister, the mastermind/head/visionary behind Band of Bloggers, recently made this announcement: We are excited about this year’s Band of Bloggers (on April 10, 2012, just before Together for the Gospel starts).  Each panelist has played a pivotal role with Band of Bloggers and the Young, Restless, and Reformed Movement.  At our first Band of [Read More...]

Turn the Lights Back On–A Blog Reawakening

It’s been a while.  But it’s time to come back.  Turn the lights back on. This blog has never been about my personal life, and it’s not going to be.  But in resuming blogging, I will say this: it has been a busy 2010-11 for me (I think in terms of school years as a [Read More...]

The End

Well, it’s been a good ride. After a long blogging run on this site, I’m calling it quits.  I enjoy blogging and will do so in other places, but I no longer desire to keep my own site running.  This has been a hard decision for me; I’ve prayed about it a good bit and [Read More...]

Band of Bloggers at Together for the Gospel

Have you heard about the upcoming Band of Bloggers event at Together for the Gospel in just under a month’s time?  Timmy Brister, the event’s planner, recently announced it.  Here’s the essential information: The theme for this year’s meeting is “Internet Idolatry and Gospel Fidelity.” With the advent of new media and the increasing influence [Read More...]

Carl Trueman on Monkeys, Fools, and Web Morality

Historical theologian Carl Trueman has a great post up on Reformation21 entitled, hilariously, “Fools Rush In Where Monkeys Fear to Tread” on the way in which Christians puff themselves up on the web and transgress traditional codes of humility and morality. (HT: Naselli) The whole thing is worth reading; here’s a snatch: Now, it is [Read More...]

10 Million Words: Or, Something Only Tim Challies Would Attempt

The latest from Ben Peays and The Gospel Coalition: The Gospel Coalition is pleased to welcome 10 Million Words — a new blog by Tim Challies. Over the next year Challies will read and review all of The New York Times bestsellers (nearly 200!). The aim of this project is to learn about American culture [Read More...]

You Link to Me, I’ll Gladly Link to You

Update on Tuesday, January 15: If anyone else wants to be linked on my blog, please let me know. I’ll check out your blog and then link to it provided everything makes sense. Then, if you could link to me, that would be great. I’ll leave this up today in order to see if anyone [Read More...]


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