July 28, 2016

Classic iMonk: A Good Friday Meditation

As you prepare to commemorate Good Friday, here is a classic Michael Spencer devotion from April, 2007 on "seeing the terrible cost of our salvation." My mother had an unusual experience as a teenage girl. She was present at … [Continue reading...]

Stations of the Cross: The Eleventh Station

A Series for Holy Week. Thanks to Jeff Dunn for leading us in these meditations. STATION ELEVEN Jesus is nailed to the cross Scripture Carrying the cross by himself, he went to the place called Place of the Skull (in … [Continue reading...]

Music for Holy Week V—Holy Thursday

For your Holy Week meditations, by Chaplain Mike. "I Am the Bread of Life," performed by John Michael Talbot. … [Continue reading...]

Stations of the Cross: The Tenth Station

A Series for Holy Week. Thanks to Jeff Dunn for leading us in these meditations. STATION TEN Jesus is stripped Scripture And the man and his wife were both naked and were not ashamed. Genesis 2: 25 NASB Then the eyes … [Continue reading...]

Stations of the Cross: The Ninth Station

A Series for Holy Week. Thanks to Jeff Dunn for leading us in these meditations. THE NINTH STATION Jesus falls the third time. Scripture My life is poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint. My heart is … [Continue reading...]

Music for Holy Week IV

For your Holy Week meditations, by Chaplain Mike. "The Power of the Cross," performed by Keith and Kristyn Getty. … [Continue reading...]

Stations of the Cross: The Eighth Station

A Series for Holy Week. Thanks to Lisa Dye for leading us in today’s meditation. THE EIGHTH STATION Jesus meets the women of Jerusalem. Scripture A large number of people followed him, including women who mourned and … [Continue reading...]

The Real Meaning of Easter?

By Chaplain Mike. According to Rick Warren, Easter is about "growing your church." He exhorts pastors in a recent Christian Post article to "use Easter" to break growth barriers in their congregations. Easter, a means to an … [Continue reading...]

Making Music in Midst of Chaos

By Chaplain Mike. Back in the early 1990's a simple act of heroism caught the imagination of those who learned about it. On May 27, 1992, Vedran Smailovic, principal cellist for the city opera, was practicing his cello in an … [Continue reading...]

Stations of the Cross: The Seventh Station

A Series for Holy Week. Thanks to Jeff Dunn for leading us in these meditations. THE SEVENTH STATION Jesus falls the second time. Scripture Cursed is the ground because of you; in toil you will eat of it all the days … [Continue reading...]