You might think that professors would have little time for blogs, but it appears that many theology professors use their blogs to announce news, to test out new theories about religious faith, practice, experience and spirituality, and for communicating with students and peers. While not all the professors listed in our top 50 blogs by theology professors focus entirely on theology in their blogs, the authors are at least current in their updates. And, they often are engaging, sometimes controversial, and many have been blogging away in the blogosphere for quite some time. (more…)

If theology is your area of interest, you no doubt want to keep up with some of the world’s foremost theologians. You may not have considered Twitter as a way to do that, but it is actually quite a good way to keep up with theologians. Twitter offers a quick and easy way for theology professors to offer insight and advice and even advise about upcoming events. Here are twenty theologians, pastors and theology professors worth a follow on Twitter.

  1. Ligon Duncan: Ligon Duncan is a presbyterian minister and a theology professor.
  2. Dennis Poulette: Dennis Poulette is a specialist in youth ministry. He trains people to work with youth in Mexico.
  3. Theologian: This minister is a theologian and Bible teacher.
  4. Duke Divinity School: Get advice from Duke Divinity School theologians and keep up to date with goings on at the school.
  5. Yale Divinity School: Learn from professors at New Haven Connecticut’s Yale School of Divinity.
  6. School of Divinity at the University of Edinburgh: Get news from theology professors at Scotland’s University of Edinburgh.
  7. Virginia Beach School of Divinity: Learn from the theologians at the Virginia Beach School of Divinity.
  8. Gardner Webb University Divinity School: Theology professors from the Gardner Webb University Divinity School in NC post tweets on this page.
  9. Franklin Graham: Franklin Graham is the son of famed evangelist Billy Graham. He now leads the family empire and tweets regularly about theological issues.
  10. Rick Warren: Warren is a megachurch pastor and one of the most well known popular theologians. He is the author of several books, including the bestseller The Purpose Driven Life.
  11. Crawford Loritts: Crawford Loritts is the pastor of a large church in suburban Atlanta. He is also a former theology professor, the author of several books and has a short weekly devotional radio show. Loritts is well known for his books about leading a Christian life and a life with influence.
  12. John Macarthur: Macarthur is the pastor teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, CA. Macarthur is one of the ministry’s most powerful speakers.
  13. Leith Anderson: Anderson leads a church in Eden Prairie MN. He founded the famous “Faith Matters” ministry.
  14. Bethel University: Bethel University is a Christian college and seminary. Their theology professors and other professors sometimes offer insight via Twitter.
  15. John Piper: Piper is the pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis. He is one of the most followed theologians on Twitter, with over 90,000 followers. He is also the founder of Desiring God Ministries. He is the author of the books Spectacular Sins, What Jesus Demands from the World, Pierced by the Word, God’s Passion for His Glory, and bestsellers Don’t Waste Your Life and The Passion of Jesus Christ.
  16. John Ortberg: Ortberg is the teaching pastor at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church in Menlo Park, California. Ortberg is one of California’s most well known ministers.
  17. Wayne Grudem: Grudem is a well known theological author. He holds a BA from Harvard and a PhD from Cambridge. Grudem served on the committee overseeing the English Standard Version translation of the Bible.
  18. Terry Virgo: Terry Virgo is the leader of Newfrontiers, a ministry organization that has founded numerous churches.Though preaching is not what he does most of these days, he is a powerful speaker.
  19. Dr. Robert Schuller: Dr. Robert Schuller is one of the leading evangelists of the last 25 years. His sermons from his Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove California were televised live for years. His son does most of the preaching these days, but he is still a theological icon in America.
  20. Joel Osteen: Osteen, who is the pastor of a mega church in Houston Texas, is one of the most followed ministers on Twitter. He currently has more than 100,000 followers.

There are so many perspectives on theology today, and you can certainly get a wide variety of perspectives from the theologians and ministers listed here. From a mega church minister to the theology professors at foremost divinity schools to the author of one of the biggest selling Christian books of all time; this list offers a diverse view of Christianity and theology.