November 22, 2017

Archives for April 2010

Open Mic: The Most Basic Question

Question posed by Chaplain Mike It is a rare conversation that cuts right to the heart of the matter. It happened to me the other day. I was visiting a terminally ill patient who was actively dying. Her granddaughter had come to see her, and as I entered the room I observed her talking with […]

Series Update

The series, “Appearances of the Risen Christ” was interrupted this morning because of server problems with my internet carrier. The series will resume on Monday, May 3. Thanks for understanding.

Live on Steve Brown, Etc.

Chaplain Mike and Jeff Dunn will be were on Steve Brown, Etc. today at noon Eastern. It will be available to listen to online later today, or you can catch it on many radio stations nationwide this weekend.  You can check out the information for the broadcast here. Thanks to Steve and Eric for making […]

Walking On The Moon

I am a geek when it comes to the Wright Brothers and manned space flight, as much of this history goes through Dayton, Ohio (near where I was born and raised) and vicinity. I have several dozen books on Wilbur and Orville as well as the space program. I consider going to the Air Force […]

Christians Need More Enemies

A word from Chaplain Mike: This is the first of what I hope will be many posts by good friend Damaris Zehner. Thanks, Damaris! We Christians ought to have more enemies. This post is not about fat and happy Christians needing more suffering to test their faith. It’s not about standing up for what we […]

Take Me Out

By Chaplain Mike When Michael Spencer discovered he had cancer, I made a deal with him. We set a goal  to try and go to a Cincinnati Reds baseball game together this spring. Sadly, the weekend I had set aside to go ended up being the weekend of his funeral. Michael died on April 5, […]

The Appearances of the Risen Christ, 6

By Chaplain Mike We are marking the Great Fifty Days of Easter with a series of devotional thoughts on the post-resurrection appearances of Jesus. Today we look at the second narrative in Luke’s story of Jesus’ resurrection and appearances, from Luke 24:13-35 (Phillips). Text 24:13-17 – Then on the same day we find two of […]

IM on Steve Brown, Etc.

Jeff Dunn and Chaplain Mike are looking forward to sharing remembrances and appreciations of Michael Spencer on Steve Brown’s radio show this Friday. Here is the announcement from the Steve Brown, Etc. site: Friday, April 30 : Chaplain Mike & Jeff Dunn – InternetMonk.com – The life, work and legacy of Michael Spencer. Steve Brown […]

This Is Not Where I Live

By Chaplain Mike I am thoroughly enjoying writing on Internet Monk. This new venture has involved a huge change in my daily work and schedule, but I am thrilled to be pursuing this new avocation. Carrying on the legacy of Michael Spencer, who had such a unique voice and perspective to share, is a joy […]

The Appearances of the Risen Christ, 5

By Chaplain Mike We are marking the Great Fifty Days of Easter with a series of devotional thoughts on the post-resurrection appearances of Jesus. Today we look at John’s story of that first Easter morning, from John 20:1-10 (MSG). Text Early in the morning on the first day of the week, while it was still […]