December 15, 2017

Archives for June 2008

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #100

Some special 100th episode nonsense; what does “Jesus Shaped” mean?; David Fitch comments on David Wells. The David Fitch Post at Reclaiming the Mission. Intro music by Rhodes. You all need to buy “The Gospel for Those Broken by the Church” and more Reformation theology gifts from New Reformation Press.

Recommendation and Review: The New Atheist Crusaders, and their Unholy Grail by Becky Garrison (Reviewed by Clark Bunch)

My good friend and associate Clark Bunch has been blogging for a while, and today he’s contributing a book review. You can read him regularly at The Master’s Table and his own weblog. Thanks for pitching today’s game, Clark. The New Atheist Crusaders, and their Unholy Grail by Becky Garrison Becky Garrison is an editor […]

Noted: St. Basil has a very good idea

St. Basil the Great had the right idea. At such a time, then, there is need of great effort and diligence that the Churches may in some way be benefited. It is an advantage that parts hitherto severed should be united. Union would be effected if we were willing to accommodate ourselves to the weaker, […]

Noted: John Armstrong on The “Easy” God

UPDATE: Trevin Wax posts this Phillip Yancey/Karl Barth quote. “I have learned one absolute principle in calculating God’s presence or absence, and that is that I cannot. God, invisible, sovereign, who according to the psalmist “does whatever pleases him,” sets the terms of the relationship. As the theologian Karl Barth insisted so fiercely, God is […]

Help For People Who Know All About Me

I got a letter yesterday that asked how my chaplaincy training was going, which was a nice thing to ask, except I’m not in chaplaincy training or any other kind of training. I added this to my collection of communications telling me that I am resigning my job, joining the Roman Catholic Church and so […]

Post-Evangelical Youth Ministry: Some Incomplete Thoughts

BHT fellow Alex Arnold asks what a post-evangelical youth ministry looks like. Post-evangelicalism is asking what the church itself looks like when it draws its identity, substance and focus from the larger, deeper, wider communion of the church catholic. Nothing is more typical of evangelicalism in both its strengths and its weaknesses than youth ministry. […]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #99

Sabbatical Week 3, Books and poetry, Capon on Jesus inclusion and the church’s exclusion, the sounds of nature. You all need to buy “The Gospel for Those Broken by the Church” and more Reformation theology gifts from New Reformation Press.

Coffee Cup Apologetics 42

Podcast 42 How do we respond to those who ridicule us? and What do we say about “Christians” who are probably false teachers proclaiming false Gospels? (Plus a surprise at the end of the podcast. Wait ten seconds.) The podcast website is Coffee Cup Apologetics. All the episodes of Coffee Cup Apologetics are now on […]

The IMonk Spends Five Hours With Scott Hahn: The Full Report

UPDATE: OK. Here we go again. I’m not putting up with it this time. You want to respond respectfully, great. But anything less than calm and reasonable isn’t going to make it. If you don’t know about my wrestlings with Catholicism, I can’t catch you up. Hit the search engine or ask someone who obsessively […]

Recommendation and Review: Looking For God by Nancy Ortberg

Looking for God is a collection of personal and topical essays by Nancy Ortberg, loosely themed around the idea of rethinking/rediscovering God through Jesus. Each essay has a central theme, a Biblical center, good questions and outstanding- really, really outstanding- real world illustration and application. While the book doesn’t tell me a lot about Ortberg’s […]