October 20, 2017

Archives for May 2009

Random Thoughts About The Internet: What I’m Doing With It, What It’s Doing To Us, How It’s Changed Me, Etc.

UPDATE: An absolutely great resource on technology and the many ways Christians are affected by it: Don’t Eat The Fruit. Be sure and listen to the Is Technology Neutral? presentation. A bunch of things that occurred to me today, all related to the internet and what we do on it and with it. 1. It […]

The Bible and The Creative Arts: What Is Paul Doing in Galatians 4:21ff?

Tell me, you who desire to be under the law, do you not listen to the law? For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by a slave woman and one by a free woman. But the son of the slave was born according to the flesh, while the son of the free […]

Some Thoughts On Brennan Manning (and The Furious Longing of God)

The Furious Longing of God by Brennan Manning Justification by grace through faith is the theologian’s learned phrase for what Chesterton once called “the furious love of God.” He is not moody or capricious; he knows no seasons of change. He has a single relentless stance toward us: he loves us. He is the only […]

Liturgical Gangstas 12: Worship and Evangelism

UPDATE: Alan Creech has added his answer. Welcome to IM’s popular feature, “The Liturgical Gangstas,” a panel discussion among different liturgical traditions represented in the Internet Monk audience. Who are the Gangstas? Father Ernesto Obregon is an Eastern Orthodox priest. We have a new Gangsta! Rev. Joe Boysel is an AMiA priest and professor of […]

Recommendations and Review: The Next Evangelicalism by Soong-Chan Rah

The Next Evangelicalism by Soong-Chan Rah Soong-Chan Rah is assistant professor of Church Growth and Evangelism at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago. He has been a church planter and a consistent voice for recognizing the cultural captivity of the evangelical movement and recognizing the contributions of an ethnically and culturally diverse present-future evangelicalism. I […]

Michael Bell: Taking Another Look at the “No Religion” Data

IM First Officer Michael Bell takes a second look at the “no religion” data in the Pew Forum Studies. I have received a lot of interest and feedback on my last two posts on InternetMonk, concerning how and when people switch between their childhood religion and their current faith. For those who have not had […]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #141

This week: Technology sins. A Ethnically Diverse Evangelical Future. Support the IM sponsors: New Reformation Press. New products available: New music and DVDs. Emmaus Retreat Center. A great place for your next group or individual retreat. The Devotional Christian. All the best online devotional resources in one place. E3 Sudan is church planting and training […]

A Few Book Ideas I’m Working On

I’m sure everyone knows I’m working on book proposals and hoping for good news soon. In the meantime, I wanted to share with you some of the book ideas I’ve got in my notebook. I have to make some decisions soon because I can’t write them all. Let’s see what the reading public has to […]

Jesus Shaped Compassion

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iMonk 101: Do You Trust The Abbreviated Jesus?

From November of ’08, one of my favorite meditations on Jesus. And you should pre-order Jared’s book. And read Ross Douthat’s column on Dan Brown. The other day a strange feeling came over me. Don’t get me wrong about what I’m about to say here. It was just a feeling. I’m not claiming any powers […]