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Top Ministry Blogs 2013

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TOP 200 MINISTRY BLOGS as of March 5, 2013

# Name Author Alexa Rank
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Compete Pageviews
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Google Page Rank
PR
Google Reader Subscribers
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Open Site Explorer Homepage RankHA Open Site Explorer Linking Root Domains (Homepage)RD
1 Between Two Worlds Justin Taylor 32,081 136,186 5 5,938 78 852
2 Desiring God Various 26,672 222,986 5 19,439 77 372
3 DeYoung, Restless, and Reformed Kevin DeYoung 32,081 136,186 5 3,544 77 565
4 Dr. Albert Mohler Albert Mohler 211,910 60,404 5 4,098 77 1,507
5 Tim Challies Tim Challies 77,856 43,029 5 10,519 71 1,621
6 The Gospel Coalition Blog Various 32,081 136,186 5 6,785 74 301
7 The Resurgence Various 112,868 48,382 4 8,053 72 1,469
8 Fr. Z's Blog John Zuhlsdorf 97,643 42,604 6 12,948 64 521
8 Jesus Creed Scot McKnight 6,498 536,620 4 1,574 81 285
10 Kingdom People Trevin Wax 32,081 136,186 5 1,201 75 361
11 First Things Various 61,231 93,744 6 1,743 80 166
12 Tullian Tchividjian Tullian Tchividjian 32,081 136,186 4 1,335 74 251
13 Internet Monk Various 306,137 14,621 5 2,417 67 665
14 Ligonier Ministries Various 64,937 173,709 4 5,258 69 187
15 For the Love of God D.A. Carson 32,081 136,186 4 779 74 223
15 Pyromaniacs Various 680,324 11,165 5 4,304 71 690
17 Ed Stetzer Ed Stetzer 313,930 13,649 4 1,819 66 588
18 9Marks Various 284,512 22,188 4 2,984 66 277
19 Frank Viola Frank Viola 106,045 15,213 4 1,383 62 505
20 Pure Church Thabiti Anyabwile 32,081 136,186 4 933 73 174
21 Ministry to Children Various 67,124 305,019 4 825 60 379
22 Christianity Today Live Blog Various 19,355 59,294 7 529 76 128
23 Christ is Deeper Still Ray Ortlund 32,081 136,186 4 985 73 151
24 Theoblogy Tony Jones 6,498 536,620 5 659 77 107
25 Reformation 21 Various 544,371 13,847 4 4,497 62 375
26 Parchment and Pen Michael Patton 265,997 15,582 4 2,504 60 226
27 The White Horse Inn Various 489,798 7,458 4 1,167 65 754
28 Ragamuffin Soul Carlos Whittaker 382,812 4,625 4 2,410 63 842
29 Peter Enns Peter Enns 6,498 536,620 4 808 77 87
30 Apprising Ken Silva 207,974 39,533 3 882 58 411
31 Mark Driscoll Mark Driscoll 314,075 16,483 4 1,250 59 235
31 Ron Edmondson Ron Edmondson 368,960 9,639 4 1,914 58 350
33 Church Relevance Various 438,575 11,010 3 2,856 60 291
34 Blog and Mablog Doug Wilson 458,057 8,529 4 832 64 426
35 Heavenward Scotty Smith 32,081 136,186 5 580 71 107
36 Acts 29 Scott Thomas 830,303 4,889 4 1,797 65 1,120
37 Church Marketing Sucks Various 525,717 3,854 5 1,030 64 708
37 Roger Olson Roger Olson 6,498 536,620 4 508 77 83
39 Worship Matters Bob Kauflin 851,989 5,990 4 2,852 61 578
40 The Gospel-Driven Church Jared Wilson 32,081 136,186 4 475 72 113
41 The Bible and Culture Ben Witherington 6,498 536,620 4 462 75 83
42 Adrian Warnock Adrian Warnock 6,498 536,620 5 60 81 188
43 Exploring Our Matrix James McGrath 6,498 536,620 5 288 77 87
44 Nadia Bolz-Weber Nadia Bolz-Weber 6,498 536,620 4 578 76 63
45 Swerve Various 58,872 466 4 2,440 65 477
46 Rachel Held Evans Rachel Held Evans 144,648 14,826 4 4,995 64 69
47 Standing on my Head Dwight Longnecker 6,498 536,620 5 321 77 66
48 Church Mag Various 77,325 10,852 4 480 60 171
48 Experimental Theology Richard Beck 1,003,711 5,504 5 2,721 64 196
50 Christian Web Trends Paul Steinbrueck 171,775 35,166 4 480 61 143
51 Out of Ur Various 801,489 2,688 6 1,007 64 335
52 Tony Morgan Live Tony Morgan 807,534 4,190 4 1,275 59 553
53 Brian McLaren Brian McLaren 1,028,687 1,676 5 2,212 68 717
54 Liturgy Bosco Peters 203,250 8,020 5 171 60 357
55 Christ and Pop Culture Various 6,498 536,620 4 60 78 121
56 Orange Leaders Various 330,887 21,247 3 254 52 5,572
57 Doug Fields Doug Fields 649,000 6,374 3 1,102 54 214
58 Black, White, and Gray Various 6,498 536,620 5 207 74 33
59 Stuff Christians Like Jon Acuff 80,475 23,800 4 0 65 559
60 Euangelion Various 6,498 536,620 4 295 71 30
61 Biblical Evidence for Catholicism David Armstrong 1,305,461 4,751 4 558 62 234
62 nakedpastor David Hayward 6,498 536,620 0 67 57 317
63 Josh Harris Josh Harris 1,042,416 6,276 4 4,274 59 104
64 Shaun Groves Shaun Groves 1,162,764 2,277 4 747 59 445
65 ChurchLeaders.com Various 40,419 181,703 4 0 60 227
65 Pomomusings Adam Walker Cleaveland 1,017,307 3,793 5 630 57 202
67 Thom Rainer Thom Ranier 450,952 31,227 4 96 57 201
68 Emergent Village Various 6,498 536,620 4 187 73 21
69 Beyond Evangelical Frank Viola 6,498 536,620 4 56 76 57
70 The Museum of Idolatry Chris Rosebrough 879,858 6,286 3 1,136 51 192
70 Todd Rhoades Todd Rhoades 504,857 10,675 3 1,521 50 109
72 Christian Piatt Christian Piatt 6,498 536,620 4 176 71 23
73 Think Christian Various 635,679 5,839 4 135 61 241
74 Mark Oestreicher Mark Oestreicher 689,476 1,131 4 894 55 289
75 Tall Skinny Kiwi Andrew Jones 1,423,010 0 4 1,717 67 459
76 Mark D Roberts Mark D Roberts 6,498 536,620 4 87 72 35
77 Stuff Fundies Like Darrell 290,390 9,844 5 626 49 97
77 The Blazing Center Various 1,362,606 5,940 3 1,138 54 174
79 Life in Student Ministry Tim Schmoyer 971,950 10,676 3 695 51 174
80 Homebrewed Christianity Various 1,048,352 4,202 4 625 54 216
81 HeadHeartHand David Murray 714,847 8,791 4 1,125 53 83
82 Elizabeth Esther Elizabeth Esther 498,538 3,753 4 630 50 169
83 Mere Orthodoxy Various 1,040,679 2,103 4 588 57 228
84 Brandon A Cox Brandon Cox 1,677,214 2,084 4 284 64 581
85 Till He Comes Jeremy Myers 285,523 7,373 3 173 53 154
86 Bruce Reyes-Chow Bruce Reyes-Chow 6,498 536,620 4 54 69 30
87 Fire in my Bones J Lee Grady 87,716 82,434 4 19 63 84
87 What's Best Next Matt Perman 1,164,645 2,635 4 1,345 53 149
89 Anxious Bench Various 6,498 536,620 4 99 62 15
90 Missional Shift Steve Knight 6,498 536,620 4 63 67 19
91 James MacDonald James MacDonald 325,709 43,809 4 49 55 123
92 More Than Dodgeball Joshua Griffin 312,381 6,847 3 36 54 275
93 Kingdom Living Matt Dabbs 370,115 5,466 3 219 54 128
93 Perry Noble Perry Noble 944,419 6,383 4 0 62 793
95 Kimberly Knight Kimberly Knight 6,498 536,620 4 23 70 29
96 The Evangelical Outpost Various 1,769,561 1,207 5 235 65 425
97 Catablog Various 760,168 4,462 4 2,225 52 56
98 Margaret Feinberg Margaret Feinberg 911,159 2,538 4 104 58 392
99 Eugene Cho Eugene Cho 1,399,207 3,325 4 306 55 241
100 Youth Specialties Various 293,372 12,497 3 552 52 31
101 Matthew and Madeleine Flannagan Various 305,934 684 5 307 53 173
102 Rethinking Youth Ministry Various 1,021,397 7,174 4 654 48 128
103 Reclaiming the Mission David Fitch 1,123,266 705 4 528 56 233
104 Church Stage Design Ideas Jonathan Malm 626,824 4,144 3 702 48 143
105 Timmy Brister Timmy Brister 1,279,419 3,120 4 305 55 177
106 The Worship Community Various 782,418 5,084 3 254 50 178
107 Zwinglius Redivivus Jim West 162,143 0 4 251 63 126
108 Dallas News Religion Blog Various 5,166 3,337 5 19 66 83
109 The Naked Bible Michael S. Heiser 467,995 6,389 4 402 52 51
110 Call & Response Various 579,513 12,865 5 128 58 52
111 Reformation Theology Various 839,349 8,588 4 8,175 49 22
112 Glocal Christianity Matt Stone 1,149,463 4,424 4 129 57 166
113 Pastors.com Various 232,496 1,994 5 178 58 75
114 Adam McLane Adam McLane 934,179 814 3 573 51 233
115 J.D. Greer J.D. Greer 1,376,614 3,365 3 751 50 149
116 Andy Naselli Andy Naselli 760,418 5,254 4 161 54 113
117 Prodigal Magazine Various 388,067 5,655 3 290 54 54
118 THEOOZE Spencer Burke 2,662,832 1,836 5 152 62 451
119 Joe Thorn Joe Thorn
2,148,585 1,674 4 716 52 192
120 Faith Forward Various 6,498 536,620 4 57 55 5
121 DJ Chuang DJ Chuang 1,026,077 681 3 223 55 346
122 New City Catechism Various 32,081 136,186 4 38 58 8
123 Glory to God for All Things Father Stephen 997,686 2,933 4 131 52 198
124 Mark Batterson Mark Batterson 2,871,552 1,997 4 634 52 209
125 Storied Theology J. R. Daniel Kirk 3,589,095 2,958 4 951 52 161
126 Sarah Posner Sarah Posner 167,812 29,768 6 1,458 34 0
127 In A Mirror Dimly Ed Cyzewski 1,018,202 3,467 4 389 50 108
128 Candace Chellew-Hodge Candace Chellew-Hodge 167,812 29,768 5 1,458 36 1
129 onehandclapping Julie Clawson 3,465,594 2,574 4 740 52 165
130 Rev Gal Blog Pals Various 3,972,919 3,882 4 541 58 117
131 The Fellowship of Saints and Sinners Kristina Robb-Dover 13,812 124,948 4 25 55 9
132 Christian Research Network Various 574,495 5,894 3 37 52 144
132 Take Your Vitamin Z Zach Nielsen 1,426,742 0 0 1,202 59 154
132 Tim Chester Tim Chester 3,492,389 0 4 1,211 60 156
135 Modern Reject Nicole Cottrell 494,419 1,659 4 386 47 123
135 Stuff Christian Culture Likes Stephanie Drury 1,850,810 1,450 4 1,205 47 168
135 The Briefing Various 685,430 2,419 4 238 55 68
138 Emerging into Orthodoxy Drew Tatusko 6,498 536,620 3 20 55 7
139 Jesus Needs New PR Matthew Paul Turner 1,337,028 226 4 105 58 324
140 A Deeper Church Various 256,871 8,074 3 397 46 22
140 The Old Black Church! Ann Brock 1,720,110 13,937 4 405 51 45
142 Gifted for Leadership Various 1,835,891 6,400 0 328 54 93
143 Thinking Out Loud Paul Wilkinson 1,320,266 3,777 4 104 54 118
144 A Place For the God-Hungry Jim Martin 543,696 2,312 4 149 49 124
145 Everyday Theology Marc Cortez 388,767 3,944 4 240 47 63
145 Terry Mattingly Terry Mattingly 6,498 536,620 0 1 61 10
147 Founders Ministries Blog Tom Ascol 752,922 0 4 476 57 65
148 Burnside Writers Collective Various 750,383 531 4 311 49 132
149 Communicate Jesus Steve Kryger 797,924 4,551 3 461 49 46
149 Skye Box Skye Jethani 2,885,257 1,088 4 515 53 156
151 Gathering in Light C. Wess Daniels 2,196,327 2,417 4 177 52 172
152 Brad Lomenick Brad Lomenick 2,420,142 1,089 3 316 53 188
153 Unsettled Christianity Joel L. Watts 445,937 1,585 4 82 50 131
154 Confessions of a Small Church Pastor Chuck Warnock 2,612,312 3,549 4 293 55 84
155 Kathy Escobar Kathy Escobar 2,091,126 1,785 4 453 48 159
156 Blogging Theologically Aaron Armstrong 1,319,496 2,089 4 80 51 176
157 Man of Dravity Tyler Braun 2,131,699 3,136 3 273 46 205
158 Christianity Cove Mary-Kate 539,424 23,541 3 33 44 117
159 Will Mancini Will Mancini 2,323,801 1,806 3 608 50 120
160 Ordinary Pastor Erik Raymond 1,384,295 4,458 3 79 51 135
161 Church Tech Today Various 1,582,852 2,027 6 451 46 88
162 Urban Faith Various 1,354,073 7,761 4 97 50 71
163 Children's Ministry Online Kenny Conley 1,886,311 2,733 3 488 46 112
164 Jenni Catron Jenni Catron 3,665,947 493 4 470 51 192
164 Tim Schraeder Tim Schraeder 2,612,613 171 3 680 51 156
166 Joshua Blankenship Joshua Blankenship 1,550,913 0 4 520 51 94
166 Worship.com Various 1,885,508 3,664 3 112 48 157
168 Uncommon God, Common Good Paul Louis Metzger 5,162 33,960 4 5 48 7
169 Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth Nick Norelli 2,001,903 0 4 311 56 99
170 Glenn Peoples Glenn Peoples 534,142 607 4 170 47 105
171 Reading Acts Phillip Long 386,551 4,359 3 166 47 25
172 Church Leader Insights Nelson Searcy 1,399,992 7,122 2 189 46 70
173 Dry Bones K. Mulhern 6,498 536,620 3 7 46 2
173 Your Church Various 1,246,863 14,779 6 28 48 50
175 Cerulean Sanctum Dan Edelen 2,857,063 1,692 4 243 49 148
175 Scripture Zealot Jeff Oien 1,645,727 3,675 3 85 50 104
177 Growing Kids Ministry Lindsey 1,782,276 3,585 2 70 45 273
178 Mark Beeson Mark Beeson 2,021,013 585 3 734 47 101
179 Walt Mueller Walt Mueller 2,535,416 0 3 1,025 53 71
180 Grace & Truth Various 1,143,927 5,562 2 380 45 35
181 The American Jesus Zack Hunt 729,182 2,758 4 187 45 55
182 Ev'ry Day I'm Pastorin'... Anonymous 535,437 0 3 521 49 31
183 Jonathan McKee Jonathan McKee 1,980,329 4,417 3 294 46 70
183 Kids Ministry 101 Various 30,124 2,135 3 19 54 14
185 Sam Luce Sam Luce 1,287,744 1,907 3 53 49 154
186 Brian Dodd on Leadership Brian Dodd 865,089 6,990 2 101 43 79
187 Modern Faith Evan Dolive 1,419 491,109 3 1 45 1
188 Ben Reed Ben Reed 1,834,477 1,670 4 65 50 139
188 Bock's Blog Darrell Bock 19,456 0 4 0 58 49
190 Progressive Renewal Various 6,498 536,620 4 11 42 1
191 Interfaith Encounters Robert Hunt 6,498 536,620 3 13 43 1
192 DashHouse.com Darryl Dash 2,760,607 430 4 153 52 144
192 Spectrum Various 423,354 10,249 4 87 42 8
194 Shaun in the City Shaun King 3,851,875 466 3 334 49 164
195 Musicademy Various 582,906 9,078 2 186 40 23
196 Are Women Human? T.F. Charlton 1,615,835 1,929 4 233 49 52
197 Juicy Ecumenism Various 811,911 7,933 4 73 45 24
198 Small Preacher Big God Duke Taber 5,162 33,960 4 3 41 4
199 In The Name of Love Bianca Olthoff 2,218,879 0 3 359 47 132
200 Small Group Dynamics Various 539,378 199 4 144 52 25

Honorable Mentions

These blogs didn’t qualify based on topical scope or other criteria, but we think they’re a nice complement to the list or at least enjoyable to read.

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