May 26, 2017

David vs. The Rich Young Ruler

Oswald Chambers asks, “Are you more devoted to your idea of what Jesus wants than to Himself?” “Yes, Lord, I am.” I will admit that my answer came so readily because God’s been hammering away at me for months to … [Continue reading...]

iMonk Classic: Review of “Evangelicals and Tradition”

Classic iMonk Post by Michael Spencer Originally posted June 26, 2007 My list of must-read books for post-evangelicals is short. Newly added at the top of the list: Evangelicals and Tradition: The Formative Influence of the … [Continue reading...]

A Journey . . . to Wonder

By Chaplain Mike I have spent my adult life primarily in Bible-believing, non-denominational church settings. I experienced a conversion during the "Jesus Movement" of the late 60's and early 70's. I went forward during … [Continue reading...]

John Armstrong on “Tradition”

By Chaplain Mike Earlier this year, we had a series of posts reviewing John H. Armstrong's fine book, Your Church Is Too Small: Why Unity in Christ's Mission Is Vital to the Future of the Church. John writes a heartfelt, … [Continue reading...]

Father of the Ancient-Future Path

By Chaplain Mike Bob Webber grew up a staunch fundamentalist. His parents were missionaries in Africa who later returned to Pennsylvania to take up ministry in a Baptist church. He attended Bob Jones University. As an adult he … [Continue reading...]

“Things New and Old”–”Fr. Ernesto’s Testimony

Thanks to friend of IM Fr. Ernesto Obregon for this testimony. A word from Chaplain Mike: As we begin our week of emphasis on the Ancient-Future movement, I thought it would good to hear the testimony of someone whose faith … [Continue reading...]

The Ancient-Future Path

By Chaplain Mike The second week of our conversations about "Three Streams of Post-Evangelicalism" will focus on what has been termed the "Ancient-Future" movement. Please remember that this is a DISCUSSION series... We are … [Continue reading...]

Loosing the Captive to Stand Up Straight

Today's Gospel: Luke 13:10-17 According to Luke's portrayal, Jesus' mission was clearly stated: The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, for he has anointed me to bring Good News to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim that … [Continue reading...]

iMonk Classic: Review of “Deep Church”

Classic iMonk Post by Michael Spencer Originally posted September 15, 2009 "A chastened, invigorated traditionalism, re-rooted in deeper, better soil and paying attention to the younger voices and cultural changes, is the … [Continue reading...]

Saturday Ramblings—8.21.10

MOD NOTE: Thanks to Adam Palmer for doing our rambling for us this week! Jeff has taken leave of the iMonastery this week to visit our English friends across the pond (where they have monasteries that are only slightly older … [Continue reading...]