August 20, 2014

Lamentation, Nostalgia and Walking Into The Future: Thoughts on Denominational Decline

I’m doing an interview in a few days and will be asked some questions about how I view the past and future of my own denomination. Some of these thoughts came to mind as I prepared. Psalm 77 1 I cry aloud to God, aloud … [Continue reading...]

Preachers as Comedians: An Open Thread Discussion.

NOTE: I've had comment moderation off for most of the last 24 hours. Good job everyone. It's now back on. Perhaps, by taking it on and off randomly, I can get the desired quality of posts without as much time investment on my … [Continue reading...]

The Internet Monk Musical Has Been Canceled

It's always sad to lose regular commenters, but the last post seems to have cost me a couple. Can't say that I'm surprised. If you read Internet Monk regularly, you probably have those days you want to tell me to get over it, … [Continue reading...]

One Stock That Needs To Drop

If you are one of those people who monitor this blog for material to get me in trouble, go get a legal pad and two good pens. Back in the Golden Age of this blog, I wrote quite a bit about my own Christian experience. Those … [Continue reading...]

iMonk 101: The Problem With Real Christians

Going back to December of 2007, here's a post that begins with some provocative words from C.S. Lewis and then continues into a discussion of what's happening when we claim to be Christians, or "real" Christians and all of … [Continue reading...]

Coffee Cup Apologetics 48

Podcast 48 The simplest objections. Bumper Music by Greenroom, "Spy Beats." The podcast web site is Coffee Cup Apologetics. … [Continue reading...]

The IM Weekend File: 10:4:08

As usual, thanks to all of you who have been using the Amazon Wish List to support me here at IM. Thank you! If the menu item in Lexington's best Mexican Restaurant (Jalapenos) says "Diablo," don't get involved unless you are … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #114

Thoughts on blog "identity" syndrome; Three current movies; Some FAQ. New Reformation Press. Great t-shirts! Music by Rhodes, Sun Like Blood and Randy Stonehill. … [Continue reading...]

The Monk and the Abbot

I enjoyed worship at St. Peter's Church in Lexington, and a lunch visit today with the abbot himself, my friend Alan Creech. … [Continue reading...]

What’s A Conservative Reading of Song of Solomon?

I have too many religious channels on my Dish tv. Any time of the day or night, I can get at least 6 preachers. Some of these television preachers are Word-Faith, prosperity gospel charlatans and phonies. They should be … [Continue reading...]