October 18, 2017

Archives for May 2010

A Day At The Ol’ Ballyard

Update: Several people have let me know, through the comments and in emails directly to me (jeff@emoonpublishing.com) that they want to come, but the cost is a bit too high. I have found a way to get the cost down to $99. The seats will not be quite as good, but they are not in […]

In Support of Open Membership

I find it difficult to belong. You would think it wouldn’t be that hard. I am a Christian who sees many positive things in many traditions. I feel quite comfortable in many types of church settings. I am, however, in my core beliefs an Evangelical. The problem is that where I live, Evangelicals are in […]

The Appearances of the Risen Christ, 7

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 24:36-49 (NRSV). Text While they were talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them […]

Follow Up: The Most Basic Question (And how the chaplain blew it)

By Chaplain Mike The other evening, we posted an Open Mic discussion based on a situation I faced in my ministry. Here is a recap of the experience I described: 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 […]

Sunday’s Gospel: The Final Apologetic

By Chaplain Mike Each Sunday, we present devotional thoughts based upon the Gospel reading from the Revised Common Lectionary. Today is the fifth Sunday in Easter. Today’s Gospel is John 13:31-35 (NLT). Gospel Text As soon as Judas left the room, Jesus said, “The time has come for the Son of Man to enter into […]

iMonk Classic: The Three Stories

Each Saturday, IM posts a classic article by Michael Spencer. Originally posted March 24, 2008. In my preaching to students from all over the world and many different backgrounds, I am always looking for shorthand ways to communicate the Bible’s message. For example, I’ve taught my students over the years to say “He (Jesus) lived […]

Saturday Ramblings 5.1.10

Welcome to our weekly effort to tidy up here at the Internet Monk. We have some leftovers and tidbits that need to be put away, so bear with us as we do some light housekeeping. N. T. Wright will retire as Bishop of Durham (England) this summer to take a position at St. Andrews in […]