September 24, 2018

Rowan Williams on Baptism (2)

Rowan Williams on Baptism (2) Today we continue our series of reflections on Rowan Williams's book, Being Christian: Baptism, Bible, Eucharist, Prayer. As we continue to hear what Williams has to say about baptism, he … [Continue reading...]

Enjoy the Labor Day Holiday!

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Sunday with Ron Rolheiser: Sacred Work

  Sunday with Ron Rolheiser Sacred Work We lack a good theology of work. Too often work is seen as something that takes us away from the God and prayer, a distraction to the spiritual life. Hard work is admitted to be … [Continue reading...]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: Sept. 1, 2018 — Labor Day Edition

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: Sept. 1, 2018 -- Labor Day Edition By all these lovely tokens September days are here, with summer's best of weather and autumn's best of cheer. • Helen Hunt Jackson For Labor Day -- Some … [Continue reading...]

Jonathan Aigner — Farewell, Willow Creek: Where the “Regular” Churches Can Go From Here

Farewell, Willow Creek: Where the “Regular” Churches Can Go From Here by Jonathan Aigner It looks like the beginning of the end at Willow Creek. They aren’t saying that, but I feel like that’s what’s happening. If so, good … [Continue reading...]

What Killed Off the Dinosaurs?

What Killed Off the Dinosaurs? The Atlantic has an article about the cause of the dinosaur extinction at the end of the Cretaceous Period, 66 million years ago and the raucous debate within geological circles.  Overall it’s a … [Continue reading...]

Another Look: I Can’t Get No…

Another Look: I Can't Get No... I was perusing the IM Archives the other day and came across a post I wrote a few years ago. It was simple and short, based on a sentence by Dallas Willard I had read in a book on spiritual … [Continue reading...]

Rowan Williams on Baptism (1)

Rowan Williams on Baptism (1) Today we begin a series of reflections on Rowan Williams's book, Being Christian: Baptism, Bible, Eucharist, Prayer. My congregation celebrated its 180th anniversary yesterday. That's quite a … [Continue reading...]

Monday with Michael Spencer: How to Talk (and Not to Talk) to Evangelicals on a Journey

Monday with Michael Spencer How to Talk (and Not to Talk) to Evangelicals on a Journey From 2009 Dear Well-Meaning Non-Evangelical Friend, Please sit down, have a cup of tea or coffee…and listen. I see that you’ve … [Continue reading...]

Sunday with Ron Rolheiser: Empathy for the World

Sunday with Ron Rolheiser Empathy for the World There’s a story told, more legend perhaps than fact, about a mayor of a large American city in the late 1960s. It wasn’t a good time for his city: It was facing financial … [Continue reading...]