Top 50 Christian Blogs dominated by the Reformed

Top 50 Christian Blogs dominated by the Reformed November 4, 2011

I have often said that if two aliens were to come to Earth and split up to study the Christian Internet on the one hand vs the Christian TV and Radio scene on the other they would come to staggeringly different conclusions.  On the so-called “Old Media” the scene is dominated by a wing of the church that is almost entirely unrepresented in the list that follows.  How fascinating that the top Christian blogs reflect a very different collection of people.  I have some theories as to why which perhaps I will talk about sometime, but of the top 50 Christian blogs according to Kent Shaffer’s recent list, a staggering at least nineteen are from the Reformed wing of the church.  I should say that I have only spent a short period of time attempting to categorise these blogs, so do feel free to point out any errors!


1 Between Two Worlds Justin Taylor Reformed
2 Michael Hyatt Michael Hyatt Orthodox
3 DeYoung, Restless, and Reformed Kevin DeYoung Reformed
4 GetReligion Various Various including Orthodox and Episcopalian
5 Tim Challies Tim Challies Reformed
6 Dr. Albert Mohler Albert Mohler Reformed
7 Jesus Creed Scot Mcknight Orthodox
8 The Resurgence Various Reformed
9 Pyromaniacs Various Reformed
10 Fr. Z’s Blog John Zuhlsdorf Catholic
11 Don Miller Don Miller ?Emerging
12 Desiring God Various Reformed
13 Internet Monk Various “post evangelical”
14 Stuff Christians Like Jon Acuff ?
15 Faith & Reason Cathy Lynn Grossman ?
16 Ligonier Ministries Various Reformed
17 The Gospel Coalition Blog Various Reformed
18 9Marks Various Reformed
19 Swerve Various evangelical
20 Christ is Deeper Still Ray Ortlund Reformed
21 Acts 29 Scott Thomas Reformed
22 Ragamuffin Soul Carlos Whittaker evangelical
23 Reformation 21 Various Reformed
24 Pure Church Thabiti Anyabwile Reformed
24 Rachel Held Evans Rachel Held Evans ?
26 Compassion International Various ?
27 Parchment and Pen Michael Patton evangelical
28 Church Relevance Kent Shaffer ?
29 Steven Furtick Steven Furtick ?pentecostal
30 Kingdom People Trevin Wax evangelical
31 Blog and Mablog Doug Wilson evangelical
32 Josh Harris Josh Harris Reformed
33 Tullian Tchividjian Tullian Tchividjian Reformed
34 Ministry to Children Various ?
35 Standing on my Head Dwight Longnecker Catholic
36 Jesus Needs New PR Matthew Paul Turner ?
36 Perry Noble Perry Noble evangelical
38 Reformation Theology Various Reformed
39 High Calling Blogs Various ?
40 Ed Stetzer Ed Stetzer Reformed
41 Church Marketing Sucks Various ?
42 Adrian Warnock Adrian Warnock Reformed
43 Tall Skinny Kiwi Andrew Jones evangelical
44 Evangel Various ?
45 Brian McLaren Brian McLaren Emerging
46 Tony Morgan Live Tony Morgan ?
47 Dallas News Religion Blog Various ?
48 Catablog Various evangelical
49 John C. Maxwell John C. Maxwell evangelical
50 Out of Ur Various ?
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  • Gary

    The overwhelming majority of Protestant Christians in this country are Reformed or one of their descendants, therefore it is no surprise that Reformed blogs are the most popular.

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