None of us form our theology in a vacuum; all of us are indebted both to those who have gone before and those who provoke us in the present tense. These blogs most challenge and encourage me in following Christ.
- Blog and Mablog – Doug Wilson is 94% brilliant and 6% crazy. Just ignore the crazy.
- Christian Thought and Tradition – Nathan Finn is a professor of church history, and as smart as they come.
- Cranach – Gene Veith on politics and culture from a Lutheran perspective.
- Evangel – a robust mix: I often disagree but always think hard.
- The Gospel Driven Church – Jared Wilson is on-point and incisively gospel-centric.
- Mere Orthodoxy – Matthew Anderson and a brilliant team of young thinkers. (And me, too.)
- Reformation21 – Carl Trueman and a few more really smart Presbyterians.
- David and Kristia Abbot – serving in the Philippines with New Tribes Missions.
- ParadoxUganda – the Drs. Scott and Jennifer Myhre on medical mission in Kijabe, Kenya.
- the traveling russells – Chase and Julie Russell, working in children’s ministry in Nicaragua
- Tom and Danielle Brendle – equipping outbound missionaries after serving the Siawi people of Papua New Guinea with New Tribes.
- Justin Taylor – the best aggregator of Christian content on the web.
- Challies Dot Com – Tim Challies writes articles, too, but I find his A La Carte lists most interesting.
- Kingdom People – Trevin Wax’s daily Worth a Look and weekly Trevin’s Seven selections are always informative.
- 9Marks Blog – Mark Dever and his team’s ministry on building healthy churches.
- Ed Stetzer – a church-planter and missiologist whose posts are always provocative.
- Practical Shepherding – Brian Croft shares insights on pastoral practice.
- Pure Church – Thabiti Anyabwile (pronounce that!) is consistently thoughtful.
- Pillar on the Rock – a shameless plug for the group blog I contribute to and edit.
- The Biggs Picture – Brian Biggs is well-read and an increasingly good writer.
- Studies and Reflections on God’s Glory in Christ – Tyler Cowden is slowly fleshing out a robust personal theology.
Theology & practice
- Between the Times – the official blog of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Wide-ranging and helpful.
- Blogging Theologically – Aaron Armstrong is particularly strong on book reviews.
- DeYoung, Restless, and Reformed – Kevin DeYoung is one of the best voices on Christ-centered, doctrinally sound living.
- Desiring God Blog – John Piper and company on God’s glory in our joy.
- Don’t Eat the Fruit – John Dyer on the intersection of faith and technology.
- Euangelion – a bit more “moderate” theological positions and nonetheless helpful.
- The Gospel Coalition Blog – a very active blog with commentary on Christian living.
- Joshua Harris – he kissed dating goodbye, and eventually said hello to pastoral ministry.
- The Scriptorium Daily – professors at the Torrey Honors Institute at Biola on art, culture, politics and theology.
- Steven A. McKinion – a professor at Southeastern Baptist, now walking through his son’s fight with cancer.
- Tullian Tchividjian – Billy Graham’s grandson on a gospel-shaped and gospel-powered life.
- Theology for Real Life – faculty blog at Eternity Bible College.