August 21, 2014

Recommendation and Review: Saving Paradise by Rita Nakashima Brock and Rebecca Ann Parker

A lot more interesting than Brian Mclaren, and guranteed to make you twice as mad. Sometimes I feel like I've wasted a lot of my reading time. Let me explain that one. I read many books, and when I look back at them- or over … [Continue reading...]

I Can’t Say What I Want to Say About the 40/40 Prayer Emphasis….but You Can

LINK: Read Matt Davis's take on the 40/40. Resource: IM lurker Pastor Scott sends along Greg Boyd's sermon/prayer guide for a current emphasis in his church called "The Great Reversal: The Upside Down Kingdom of God." Woodland … [Continue reading...]

Hey America…We’re All Here

I haven’t written anything political in a while, but I find myself wondering.... Are we really as stupid in this country as the main stream media make us seem to be? After more than two and a quarter centuries, are … [Continue reading...]

The Missing Voice of the Christian Counter-Culture

(For N.T. Wright, Bono, Bob Dylan, Sara Groves, Derek Webb, Steve Earle, Larry Norman, Johnny Cash, Michael Been and Steve Taylor) Floating somewhere around the web is a picture/mp3 of Anglican bishop and theologian N.T. … [Continue reading...]

An Internet Monk Exclusive: What The Bible Says About the American Economic Crisis

What does the Bible say about our current financial crisis? Evangelicals who want to know how to pray for our economy and its leaders deserve to hear the Bible's message for these financial times. As a result of in-depth … [Continue reading...]

Where Are They Keeping That Secret Book?

UPDATE: One actually should be wondering at what kind of church will a person be ostracized and labeled for not believing the whole enchilada. Who is drawing the lines here on what is and is not "essential" to the complementarian … [Continue reading...]

Send In the Clowns

To the friend Wyman Richardson says it's a tempest in a teapot. ONE MORE: A life well lived. ANOTHER UPDATE: Here's Beth Moore's (excellent) website. I don't see the announcement anywhere that she is a teacher … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #112

Various resources, Can women pastors be swept under the rug?, A few words on Lutheran/Evangelical conversation. New Reformation Press T-shirts, etc. David Hayward, the Naked Pastor Credenda-agenda Magazine Ancient … [Continue reading...]

The Weekend File: 09:20:08

Thanks to Issues, Etc for choosing as the "Blog of the Week." One of Rod Dreher's readers at Crunchy Con sent in a deadly honest e-mail describing "white privilege." I don't care much for the political … [Continue reading...]

iMonk 101: My Theology Can Beat Up Your Theology: Thoughts On Always Saying More Than The Other Guy

I have been thinking about this post from January of this year as I've read some of the current theological controversies going around the blogosphere and evangelicalism: My Theology Can Beat Up Your Theology. … [Continue reading...]