November 20, 2018

Archives for June 2018

Saturday Brunch, June 30, 2018 Surprise Edition

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready for some brunch? You know what I love about going to a brunch? Surprises. Brunch is unpredictable. They might serve you roast beef, they might serve you eggs Benedict, they might serve you French Toast. You just never know. There is a “suprise” element. Well, we’re going […]

Why I am an Ally – Part 5 – My Conversation with Geoff

Welcome to part five in the series.  If you would like to catch up on other posts in this series, or on anything else I have written, Internet Monk keeps them all here. My Conversation with Geoff Six years ago I received Birthday greetings from Geoff, a former work colleague. He wrote: Michael, Happy Birthday. […]

Mere Science and Christian Faith, by Greg Cootsona: Chapter 1- Creation, Beauty, and Science

Mere Science and Christian Faith: Bridging the Divide with Emerging Adults, by Greg Cootsona: Chapter 1- Creation, Beauty, and Science We are going to look at the book, Mere Science and Christian Faith, by Greg Cootsona, subtitled Bridging the Divide with Emerging Adults.   Greg Cootsona (PhD, Graduate Theological Union) is a writer, researcher, and speaker. […]

Lisa Dye: What Happened to My Big Life?

What Happened to My Big Life? by Lisa Dye The seed of the Kingdom, however tiny, however invisible or insignificant, is always growing, thanks to God’s tireless activity … He makes our efforts bear fruit beyond all calculations of productivity. • Pope Francis Recently, I listened to a woman named Esther Perel describe her childhood […]

Damaris Zehner: Privilege

Privilege By Damaris Zehner I was an obnoxious twelve-year-old, which should come as no surprise. As a student at St. Mary’s in Waverly, Johannesburg, I complained about school a lot. When I got home, my uniform would be thrown on the floor, where it would generally stay until I shook it out and put it […]

Randy Thompson: Cisterns that Hold No Water — An OT Meditation on Political Power

Note from CM: I will be retreating this week to work on my book. You will be treated to a feast of thoughts from our IM writers, who have graciously submitted some poignant, thought-provoking, and discussion-inducing pieces. Throughout each day, I will be checking for comments that get held by the moderation system, but it […]

Sermon: Pentecost +5 — The Fear of the Lord

Sermon: Pentecost +5 The Fear of the Lord On that day, when evening had come, he said to them, ‘Let us go across to the other side.’ And leaving the crowd behind, they took him with them in the boat, just as he was. Other boats were with him. A great gale arose, and the […]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: June 22, 2018 — “A Picture’s Worth 1000 Words” Edition

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch “A Picture’s Worth 1000 Words” Edition • Now in God’s Care: Charles Krauthammer Finally, only words will do to say “Rest in peace” to remarkable writer and commenter Charles Krauthammer, who died this week at age 68 of cancer. Here are some excerpts from a tribute by Peter Wehner, a […]

Made in Canada, eh? My Rights

Episode 2: Today’s post comes from the pen of Dennis Maione. Dennis and I have been friends for over 25 years, from the days when we attended seminary together. He is a multiple author, including a book we reviewed here on Internet Monk, Pastor, has survived cancer twice, and was once spotted finishing an Ironman […]

Made in Canada, eh?

Episode 1: Today I am introducing a new occasional series. “Made in Canada, eh?” This will be a sometimes humorous, sometimes serious look at events in Canada that should be of interest to our American and international readers. Sometimes we may even foray into dangerous terrritory and take a look at American events from a […]