October 31, 2014

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #147

This week: The Gospel in a celebrity worshiping culture. Thoughts on evangelicals and homosexuality. Support the IM sponsors: New Reformation Press. New products available: New music and DVDs. Emmaus Retreat Center. A great … [Continue reading...]

God Isn’t Gamey: My New Hot Button

I've got a new hot button. I experienced it this week and I think it's best to warn the general public that until I make some progress in sanctification, pushing this button could result in an ugly scene. (Before I say this, I … [Continue reading...]

First, Second and Third Thoughts on the CStone 09 “Gay Rights and Wrongs” Panel

On Friday, July 3, I moderated a panel at Cornerstone 09 on the topic of "Gay Rights and Wrongs." Here is the blurb from the CStone web site:Gays, Rights & Wrongs (Moderator: Michael Spencer, w/Andrew Marin, Richard Amesbury, … [Continue reading...]

CStone 09: A Few Thoughts Now and A Lot More Later

UPDATE: A few photos are at my Facebook page. I still can't upload photos here for some reason. Denise and I just returned home from Cornerstone 09. We have a lot to do, but I will get right back to blogging and podcasting … [Continue reading...]

Open Thread: What’s Our Message?

So Evangelicals....what will be your version? … [Continue reading...]

“What are your thoughts on a Biblical model for youth ministry?”

Moving on, folks. Moving on. Reader Chris has written me a couple of notes on my overall views of youth ministry. I owe him an answer, but I'd like to open up a couple of posts on the general idea of where we are going in youth … [Continue reading...]

Danny Akin’s Comments on Mark Driscoll

Southeastern Theological Seminary President Danny Akin on Mark Driscoll:I appreciate Mark Driscoll and Acts 29. Southeastern has no formal relationship with either, but I am thankful for many aspects of both ministries. I think … [Continue reading...]

The Driscoll Debate: iMonk vs Turk, Part 2

UPDATE: Justin D. Barnard at Mere Comments has a much more useful and on point critique of Driscoll here. First of all, let me thank Frank for the opportunity to have a good discussion about the issue of pastoral accountability … [Continue reading...]

A List of Factors Affecting Current Events in the SBC

Last night I had the opportunity to talk to a group of about 20 longtime SBCers on recent events in the SBC. These are folks who work with me at a ministry that is partially (6%) funded by Cooperative Program funds, so there is … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: 06:29:09: Timmy Brister on the Beauty of Church Discipline and the Pastoral Faithfulness of Tom Ascol.

Riffs are commentary on other blog posts that Michael feels are particularly significant. Read Tim Brister's post, Where Extraordinary Grace and Celestial Joy Meet. I've been around Tom Ascol on occasion for more than 20 … [Continue reading...]