April 22, 2018

The Lost World of the Flood: Mythology, Theology, and the Deluge Debate by Tremper Longman III and John H. Walton, Part 1- Proposition 1

The Lost World of the Flood: Mythology, Theology, and the Deluge Debate by Tremper Longman III and John H. Walton, Part 1- Proposition 1 I am going to blog through the book: The Lost World of the Flood: Mythology, Theology, … [Continue reading...]

A Crazy, Holy Grace

A crazy, holy grace I have called it. Crazy because whoever could have predicted it? Who can ever foresee the crazy how and when and where of a grace that wells up out of the lostness and pain of the world and of our own inner … [Continue reading...]

Bad Press: The Circus Goes On

Christians, we can't hide any more. In this day when there are few secrets, and what secrets there may be are only one social media post away from the light of day, it's time for Christians, churches, and Christian … [Continue reading...]

On Resurrection and Eternal Life (5)

Note from CM: As a hospice chaplain, my work revolves around supporting the dying and their families. I officiate many funerals. I deal with questions about death and what happens after people die. I am asked regularly about … [Continue reading...]

Sundays in Easter: The Very Good Gospel (1)

Shalom is the stuff of the Kingdom. It’s what the Kingdom of God looks like in context. It’s what citizenship in the Kingdom of God requires and what the Kingdom promises to those who choose God and God’s ways to peace. • Lisa … [Continue reading...]

The Saturday Monks Brunch: April 7, 2018

MICHAEL SPENCER MEMORIAL EDITION Michael Spencer left us eight years ago, on April 5, 2010. We miss him greatly, and want to honor his legacy today. So, we devote this week's Brunch to Michael, the original Internet Monk. ✢ ✢ … [Continue reading...]

Richard Beck on Tribes

In memory of Michael Spencer, who died 8 years ago on April 5, 2010. † A part of the reason post-evangelicals have a hard time emotionally moving on from evangelicalism is that a part of them misses it. • Richard Beck What’s … [Continue reading...]

Miracles and Science, Part 4 by Ard Louis

Miracles and Science, Part 4 by Ard Louis We are continuing our reflections on Miracles and Science based on a series of blog posts by Ard Louis of BioLogos.  The blog posts can be found on the BioLogos web site archives here … [Continue reading...]

More Quotes that Have My Attention Recently

Some recent quotes that got my attention... Over the last few years I have to say that I have become less than convinced that the Bible intends, anywhere, to portray the origin of sin. We don’t know why, for example, the … [Continue reading...]

Mike Bell: Canadian Office reopens with a Waterfall Tour!

Over the years interacting on Internet Monk, Klasie Kraalogies and I have become quite good friends. We both have lived in Southern Africa and Saskatchewan, love rocks, and like to hang out at Internet Monk. Klasie still lives in … [Continue reading...]