July 1, 2016

iMonk Classic: Ray Ortlund—Reduced to Jesus Only

Classic iMonk Post by Michael Spencer Originally posted July 15, 2008 MOD Note: Back in 2008, Michael found this good word about what it means to be "Truly Reformed," from one who is. Follow the link to read the entire … [Continue reading...]

iMonk Classic: Riffs (02:18:09)–Scot McKnight on the “Neo-Reformed”

Classic iMonk Post by Michael Spencer Originally posted February 18, 2009 'Twas not so long ago, on a Calvinistic web site you've all visited, that one could hear a serious call to present one's reformed credentials if one … [Continue reading...]

What’s New about the New Calvinism?

By Chaplain Mike Reading the title of Collin Hansen's book, Young, Restless, Reformed: A Journalist's Journey with the New Calvinists, one might surmise it would be a chronicle and evaluation of the movement from a journalist's … [Continue reading...]

The New Liturgical Gangstas (1)—On the Gospel

Today, we resume IM’s popular feature, “The Liturgical Gangstas,” a panel discussion involving representatives from different liturgical traditions who will be answering questions regarding theology and church practice. … [Continue reading...]

My Debt to Reformed Theology

By Chaplain Mike For the past twenty years, I have lived in America's heartland, in the region where the Second Great Awakening occurred. It's almost all revivalism all the time around here. Churches that predominate are … [Continue reading...]

The New Calvinism

The third week of our conversations about “Three Streams of Post-Evangelicalism” will focus on a movement that has received attention from the secular media as well as from within the church. It has been deemed the “New … [Continue reading...]

Table Talk: Grace, Humility, and Hospitality

By Chaplain Mike Today's Gospel: Luke 14:1, 7-14. In this Sunday's text, we find Jesus at a familiar place in the Gospel of Luke—at a table, talking to people who struggle to grasp grace and its implications. Humility … [Continue reading...]

iMonk Classic: The Post-Evangelical Bookshelf—A Beginner’s Reading List For Finding Your Way In The Evangelical Wilderness

Classic iMonk Post by Michael Spencer Originally posted July 30, 2008 I've been doing an interview on "Post-Evangelicalism," and I thought it would be a good time to list some of the books that define post-evangelicalism for … [Continue reading...]

Saturday Ramblings 8.28.10

I'm back---did you miss me? Thanks to my designated pinch-rambler Adam Palmer for filling in for me last week. Taco Town? Who needs Taco Town when you have Deep Blue Fish 'N Chips? England was wonderful, and I made a lot of new … [Continue reading...]

N.T. Wright on the Hunger for Worship

By Chaplain Mike Of all matters that draw people to the Ancient-Future path, worship is at the top of the list. As N.T. Wright explains in the following video clip, people all around the world are starving to meet with God in … [Continue reading...]