October 23, 2017

Archives for April 2010

The Appearances of the Risen Christ, 3

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 Mark’s account of the women at the empty tomb on Easter Sunday morning. Though not technically an “appearance,” the way Mark ends his Gospel and sets forth […]

John Armstrong’s Testimony

Here on IM, we are reviewing John Armstrong’s new book, Your Church Is too Small. In this companion video clip, the author describes how God got his attention and put a passion for the unity of the church into his heart.

IM Book Review: Your Church Is Too Small

By Chaplain Mike Although the church of Jesus Christ is found in many different places, she is one true church, not many. After all, there are many rays of sunlight, but only one sun. A tree has many boughs, each slightly different from others, but all drawing their strength from one source. Many streams may […]

It’s OK…to Just Be a Christian

By Chaplain Mike MOD NOTE: Comments are closed. I hope this will come as a bit of good news to you today. Maybe it will help you stop beating yourself up unnecessarily. I hope it will help us all to that end. What I have to tell you is… It’s OK. It’s OK to just […]

The Appearances of the Risen Christ, 2

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 return to the scene on Easter Sunday morning, as described in Matthew 28:1-10 (NIV). Text After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene […]

Sunday in Mayberry

Presented by Chaplain Mike Now I know why I receive some of the comments I get after a post.

Sunday’s Gospel: Joy Comes in the Morning

By Chaplain Mike Each Sunday, we present devotional thoughts based upon the Gospel reading from the Revised Common Lectionary. Today is the third Sunday in Easter. Today’s Gospel is John 21:1-19. Gospel Text After these things Jesus showed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberias; and he showed himself in this way. […]

iMonk Classic: Thoughts on Seeking the Kingdom of God

Each Saturday, IM will post a classic article by Michael Spencer. Originally posted June 18, 2009 Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.” (Matthew 6:33 NLT) 1. You won’t get very far in following Jesus if you don’t have some idea of what […]

Saturday Ramblings 4.17.10

Editor’s note: Comments that disagree with the post or its contents are welcome. Disagreeable comments are not. Saturday Ramblings will be a regular feature here at Internet Monk, our attempt to clean the kitchen at the end of each week. Saturdays are a good day to clean up around the house and yard, putting away […]

OK, You Asked…

By Chaplain Mike I promise—this will be the end of discussion on the topic of “creationism” for a while. Too many responders failed to grasp that yesterday’s rant was NOT primarily about creation vs. evolution, but about the culture-war tactics of the “creationists” (ala Ken Ham) who are not really interested in science or even […]