July 23, 2017

iMonk on The Evangelical Circus

"Evangelical" in the historic sense of the term—adhering to a faith that centers on Christ and the Gospel—the late Michael Spencer nevertheless became a "Post-Evangelical" with regard to the culture of evangelical practice, … [Continue reading...]

Another Look: Now in Another Wilderness

By Chaplain Mike This is the post I wrote after learning of Michael's death a year ago. I offer it again in the hope that it will help you understand how much Michael meant to those who now write on Internet Monk, and why we … [Continue reading...]

“Pie Jesu Domine, dona eis requiem”

Pie Jesu Domine, dona eis requiem, Blessed Lord Jesus, grant them rest, Pie Jesu Domine, dona eis requiem, sempiternam. Blessed Lord Jesus, grant them eternal rest. … [Continue reading...]

The Forever Frontier

Publisher's note: Today marks one year since the death of Michael Spencer. Michael was the founder of the Internet Monk, but more than that, he was the husband of Denise and the father of Clay and Noel. This is a remembrance of … [Continue reading...]

iMonk Classic: There Is Always a Day Before

Classic iMonk Post by Michael Spencer From Nov 5, 2009 Note from CM: Soon after this post Michael learned that he himself was sick with an illness that would ultimately take his life. These sobering words are fitting in Lent, … [Continue reading...]

Preaching Grace Is A Risky Business

I don't normally do this. Three posts in one day is a bit much, I know. And I love what Chaplain Mike just put up about The Giving Tree. (If you have not read that, please do. It is a great primer on the whole topic of grace.) But … [Continue reading...]

My Favorite Children’s Book

By Chaplain Mike Well, I guess I failed in my effort to "move past analysis and argumentation," huh? Comments are closed. With all our discussions about grace lately, I thought I might move past analysis and … [Continue reading...]

Lent IV

By Chaplain Mike Today's Gospel: John 9:1-41 a sonnet he spat and made a muddy mash of clay and smeared it smartly on my long-blind eyes then bid me bathe in waters of siloam i splashed the muck away and saw the … [Continue reading...]

iMonk Classic: The Long Dark Night Is Over

Classic iMonk Post by Michael Spencer From Feb 26, 2008 Note from CM: In honor of the opening of the baseball season, and in remembrance of Michael Spencer's love for the game, we present this classic post today. "Baseball … [Continue reading...]

Saturday Ramblings 4.2.11

Your Rambler has returned from his trip to the desert with his allergies intact. I had a great time getting to meet with some iMonks including Richard and his wife and family (hope you had a good birthday, Gail), and Jim from the … [Continue reading...]