July 21, 2018

Archives for October 2008

The Issues At Stake

CatholicVote.com has put together a good video on the upcoming election. Well worth your time. (HT to Trevin Wax.) The fact that the candidate choices aren’t very attractive to many of us doesn’t change the importance of what an election itself means.

A Big Surprise, A Big Criticism, A Big Question: More Thoughts On The Place of Certainty

One of my biggest surprises this year was looking at the program for the Desiring God Ministries National Conference and seeing Dan Taylor as one of the speakers. I love Dan Taylor. His book The Myth of Certainty is in my top ten books that have been personally helpful. I’ve reviewed the book here at […]

Coffee Cup Apologetics 49

Podcast 49 Should you give them a Bible? Bumper Music by Greenroom, “Spy Beats.” The podcast web site is Coffee Cup Apologetics.

A Few Study Bibles Coming Out Later This Year

UPDATE: Looks like there’s more than I thought. Many in the Internetmonk.com audience may not know that the English Standard Version Study Bible is not the only Study Bible that’s been in the works,. Before Christmas, expect to see some of these study Bibles appearing on bookstore shelves and in cyber bookstalls near you. The […]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #115

Thoughts on the ESVSB, the election, and the need to distinguish Gospel from Law. New Reformation Press. Great t-shirts! Want to be an IM advertiser? Contact me. Music by Rhodes, Sun Like Blood and Randy Stonehill

iMonk 101: Beyond the Bizarre and the Arbitrary: How I Became Pro-Life

Reprinted from November, 2004. Also read this recent Uwe Siemon-Netto Collective Shame. “Doctors should not be aborting fetuses at a stage at which another doctor “operating under a different set of instructions” could give that same baby a reasonable chance of leading a full and healthy life.” Charlotte Edwardes, undercover reporter for the London Telegraph, […]

Open Discussion at the IM Mic: How Much Can The Bible Do “Alone?”

A very interesting topic arose on the last “Real Differences” thread: Differing views on the distribution of scripture to the public. Got me thinking….. How much can the Bible do alone? (That’s a little tricky, because the Bible is never completely “alone.” I mean how much can the Bible do without someone there to teach […]

Roger Oakland and Evangelicalism’s Shrinking Map of the Church

Roger Oakland does apologetics and “discernment” ministry at a well known web site. His theology is highly influenced by dispensationalism. I recently visited his web site from a link at Phoenix Preacher, taking note of his warnings about how to know your church is going “emerging.” What we have here are Oakland’s “Signs That Your […]

Voddie Baucham: Why Gov. Palin Should Be At Home

Voddie Baucham is an influential person among a lot of people in the Southern Baptist Convention. He spoke at the Founder’s Breakfast recently, he does the reformed conference circuit, and his ideas on family and church are making major inroads among younger Southern Baptists. Pastor Baucham is nothing if not a consistent complementarian. He’s dead […]


Some Christians love to talk about the sins of Obama or gays or the mainstream media, but get really animated when I suggest we need to talk about our own, even if they are listed in the Bible dozens of times. If the Gospel isn’t grabbing you by the real sins in your real life, […]