December 17, 2017

Archives for September 2012

Lee Adams: A Dirt Road Defense of Infant Baptism

Lee blogs at Homilies, Prayers, and Bread for the Journey. * * * August 23, 2012. This post is written in honor of my baby girls, Addie Lee and Reagan.  At ages 19 months and 10 weeks, respectively, they will both receive the sacrament of baptism this weekend at Gordon’s Chapel United Methodist Church.  The […]

What Some of Our Friends Are Saying…

Note from CM: This will be a “Friend Week” at Internet Monk, featuring posts by some of our fellow travelers and recommendations about what a few of them are saying on their blogs. Today we feature some excerpts from the Christian blogosphere that we like. You can read the full posts from which these snippets […]

Psunday Psalms: Psalms 3-18

Psunday Psalms Devotional Thoughts on the Psalms * * * But You, O Lord, are a shield about me… (Ps. 3:4) For you surely bless the righteous man, O Lord, encompassing him with favor like a shield. (Ps. 5:13) I look to God to shield me… (Ps. 7:11) O Lord, my crag, my fortress, my […]

iMonk Classic: Jesus, Faith, and a Universe of Fear

Classic iMonk Post by Michael Spencer From September 2009 When I started studying Mark’s Gospel many years ago, I learned that, in Mark, faith is not contrasted with unbelief, but with fear. The command to “not be afraid” was common in Mark. The disciples are constantly choosing between faith and fear as they journey with […]

Saturday Ramblings 9.1.12

Hut-Hut! It’s time for football, fellow iMonks. We are fielding a team from the iMonastery for the first time this year, captained by Chaplain “Red Grange” Mike as our quarterback. But we’re still looking for a nickname. Any suggestions? The Fighting Spencers? The Lucky Luthers? Why not the Mighty Ramblers? As you ponder this great […]