December 15, 2017

Archives for May 2007

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #58

Post-evangelicals and the RCC; Theology Unplugged plugged; In the Closet Unbelievers. Theology Unplugged: Understanding the Emerging Church. IM Radio is on iTunes. Search for Monk and ignore the other guy.

Riffs: 05:11:07: What You Can Turn Into, Thanks To Your “Internet Pulpit.”

The one reason I would ever quit blogging is what you can turn into on this medium. Case in point, in his own words, courtesy of Verum Serum, Ken Silva tells you about himself and his “ministry.” It’s not my job to write about Ken Silva. Ken and his writing “recommend” themselves, and those who […]

Riffs: 5:09:07: Apologetics and the Naming of Evil

Ravi Zacharias writes an outstanding response to the Virginia Tech killings, and uses the moral necessity of “naming” evil as a powerful apologetic. Much of what Ravi is saying struck me when I wrote this piece on the abuse and murder of a child several years ago: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. […]

Coffee Cup Apologetics 5: Believing in the Christian God Despite Evil (con’t)

I continue with reasons to believe in the Christian God despite the reality of evil. Coffee Cup Apologetics now has its own website: ccapologetics.wordpress.com

Thoughts on Beckwith

Maybe you ought to read “The River is Deep, The River is Wide: How I Made My Peace With the Roman Catholic Church” before you waste all that time trying to figure out what I believe. Then you can get right down to blogging about the fact that I’m going to hell. The blogosphere has […]

John 3:16 and the Importance of the Old Testament

My adult Bible study is starting an Old Testament survey for the summer months in preparation for studying I Kings this fall. I did this little exercise with them this morning. I guess it’s kind of original with me. I’ve never seen anyone else do it. Consider it all yours for the glory of God. […]

Dinner With The Kids: Thoughts on Successful Parenting

UPDATE: My wife, Denise, has added a post on how talking played a major role in turning out great kid. The two most important determining factors in raising well-adjusted children are if they have religious training and if the family eats dinner together. -From the Touchstone Magazine website The greatest compliment Denise and I receive […]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #57

Site news, book reviews, Robert Webber, the IM banner, What evangelical kids think. IM Radio is on iTunes. Search for Monk and ignore the other guy.

Coffee Cup Apologetics 4: What is my one reason for being a Christian?

I answer a listener criticism, and suggest how to answer “What is the one reason you are a Christian?” Coffee Cup Apologetics now has its own website: ccapologetics.wordpress.com

Review: Static by Ron Martoia

Books that translate the insights of N.T. Wright into the language of non-scholars are proliferating. Ron Martoia’s Static joins that conversation with one of the most readable books you’ll find on the intersection of recent New Testament backgrounds, the meaning of key Biblical concepts and the missional, evangelistic ministry of Christians in a world where […]