November 28, 2014

Guest Review: Denise Spencer on Living the Lord’s Prayer by Albert Hasse, O.F.M.

Visit Denise's blog where this review first appeared. When I first began this book I was rather dubious. What did this author have to say about such a tried-and-true topic that hadn’t already been said a hundred times? My … [Continue reading...]

The Evangelical Liturgy 8: The Public Reading of Scripture

For beginners, read the Introduction to this series, then visit the categories menu and hit "Evangelical Liturgy" for all previous entries. In a sentence, I'm walking through all the parts of the traditional Protestant worship … [Continue reading...]

Advertisers: Here’s the Reason Why You Should Be On Internet Monk.com

New data: I'm the #6 in the Christian blogosphere according to the 6 point rating system at ChurchRelevance.com. Headed for 700,000 unique visitors this year, with a current Technorati rank of just over 2000. That's in the … [Continue reading...]

Open Mic at the iMonk Cafe: Anyone Willing To Complain About the ESV?

UPDATE II: McKnight on Translation Tribalism. UPDATE: Why the LCMS choose the ESV. I doubt that it was the Piper endorsement. I have this nagging feeling that the English Standard Version isn't as good a translation as I've … [Continue reading...]

The Evangelical Liturgy-Example 2: FBC Edmonton, Alberta

Another good example of Evangelical/Protestant liturgy. This from the First Baptist Church, Edmonton, Alberta. This one is a very complete example of the kind of Protestant liturgy I have in mind as we work through these … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #155

This week: Liturgy as outreach and anchor. Are we all done in ministry after age 50? Becoming better students of one another. Support the IM sponsors: New Reformation Press. Reformation theology for everyone. Rockbridge … [Continue reading...]

The Evangelical/Protestant Liturgy: Example 1

A reader has sent along an order of service from a shared worship gathering of two Protestant churches, and you can see many of the elements we are discussing. I'd love to see other orders of service from the … [Continue reading...]

The Evangelical Liturgy 7: The Invocation

For beginners, read the Introduction to this series, then visit the categories menu and hit "Evangelical Liturgy" for all previous entries. In a sentence, I'm walking through all the parts of the traditional Protestant worship … [Continue reading...]

Jesus, Faith and a Universe of Fear

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 … [Continue reading...]

Grace Lutheran Church, Tulsa OK

Like I said Lutherans (and Anglicans and Methodists and...), get with it on the missional thing please. A lot of evangelicals need you. BTW, the "Evangelical Liturgy" series in on its way back. Don't fret. … [Continue reading...]