May 28, 2017

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 […]

iMonk Classic: To Be or Not To Be, or Why I’m Not A Young Earth Creationist

Written by Michael Spencer MOD NOTE: Comments are closed. This is most (not all) of an IM essay written during the early years of this web site (2001 I think.) My children were up to their ears in Ham/Hovind videos and I was feeling very alone in my own reading of Genesis. Things are better […]

Meeting Michael Spencer

MOD NOTE: Here is a link to the full transcript of David Head’s eulogy for Michael. MOD NOTE: Here is a link to an audio file of Pastor Bill Haynes’ message at Michael’s memorial service. Michael Spencer, the founder of this internet monk community–the iMonk himself–would not like all of the attention that has been […]

iMonk Classic: Real Apologetics

This weekend, as we mourn Michael Spencer’s passing, thank God for the hope of eternal life, and comfort one another in our time of loss, IM will feature classic posts from the Internet Monk. Mike’s Final Post on Internet Monk February 10, 2010 The ultimate apologetic is to a dying man. That is what all […]

iMonk Classic: Our Problem with Grace

This weekend, as we mourn Michael Spencer’s passing, thank God for the hope of eternal life, and comfort one another in our time of loss, IM will feature classic posts from the Internet Monk. Our Problem with Grace Sweat. Hand-wringing. “Yes, but…” Q. 1. What is your only comfort, in life and in death? A. […]

iMonk Classic: Dr. StrangeLiturgy

This weekend, as we mourn Michael Spencer’s passing, thank God for the hope of eternal life, and comfort one another in our time of loss, IM will feature classic posts from the Internet Monk. Dr. StrangeLiturgy I’ve got friends in high-church places. The humor of me standing in front of a Presbyterian Church, wearing a […]

iMonk Classic: Death — the Road that Must Be Traveled

This weekend, as we mourn Michael Spencer’s passing, thank God for the hope of eternal life, and comfort one another in our time of loss, IM will feature classic posts from the Internet Monk. Death: The Road that Must Be Traveled For this boy, coming to terms with death ain’t no easy thing. Perhaps passing […]

For All the Saints

For all the saints, who from their labors rest, Who Thee by faith before the world confessed, Thy Name, O Jesus, be forever blessed. Alleluia, Alleluia! Thou wast their Rock, their Fortress and their Might; Thou, Lord, their Captain in the well fought fight; Thou, in the darkness drear, their one true Light. Alleluia, Alleluia! […]

iMonk Classic: Why I Am a Christian (10 Reasons)

This weekend, as we mourn Michael Spencer’s passing, thank God for the hope of eternal life, and comfort one another in our time of loss, IM will feature classic posts from the Internet Monk. Why I Am a Christian—Ten Reasons Why am I a Christian? How about a quick survey of the more popular possible […]

iMonk Classic: On Christless Preaching

This weekend, as we mourn Michael Spencer’s passing, thank God for the hope of eternal life, and comfort one another in our time of loss, IM will feature classic posts from the Internet Monk. On Christless Preaching: The Arrival of Preaching that Doesn’t Mention Jesus at All Is this a joke? I’ve just heard yet […]