July 24, 2016

Update on Art Auction

Just notified by Michael Buckley that $200 has come in so far from the art auction for Michael and Denise. The auction ends tonight at 9pm, so check it out before it's too late! And thanks to all who have participated. Even … [Continue reading...]

Now that’s some Bible calculatin’…

Thus vindicating Harold Camping. I, Chaplain Mike, approved this message. … [Continue reading...]

While We’re on the Subject…

By Chaplain Mike. Since we've been talking about eschatology, the end times, and Jesus' return lately, we might as well take a look at one of America's foremost prophetic prognosticators. You've probably heard something … [Continue reading...]

Practice Resurrection, continued — Why I Love Eugene Peterson

Noted by Chaplain Mike. I've been distracted lately from my reading of Eugene Peterson's new book, Practice Resurrection, a conversation about spiritual maturity from Ephesians. Tonight, I came back to it, and found this … [Continue reading...]

iMonk Classic: Wilkerson Warns/iMonk Rants

From iMonk in March, 2009. Replayed by Chaplain Mike. David Wilkerson (Cross and the Switchblade, Times Square Church) is predicting a world changing disaster, and advises that you dust off those cans of Spam you still have … [Continue reading...]

Now I’m Scared. Really.

By Chaplain Mike. The Middle East is front page news again this week, and agreement and peace are nowhere in sight. Watch the following video and get a whole new angle on the story. Is this man and the movement he represents … [Continue reading...]

Art Auction for iMonk

A word from Chaplain Mike. Friend of Internet Monk, Michael Buckley, has graciously offered to auction some of his art pieces as a way of raising some funds to support Michael Spencer with his medical bills and needs at this … [Continue reading...]

Sign of a Clueless Church

By Chaplain Mike OK, so I'm out driving in the country today, on my way home from seeing a patient, minding my own business. I come around a corner where a large Baptist church sits. It's known as a conservative, no nonsense, … [Continue reading...]

Who and What Are Forming You?

A classic IM post by Michael Spencer from April, 2007. Every time I feel like I have lost my way in the Christian life, I find myself back looking at monasticism, and the lessons I learned in two decades of reading Thomas … [Continue reading...]

How I Pray for My Family and Friends

By Chaplain Mike. In addition to the practice of "long wandering prayer" to which David Hansen introduced me, I find keeping set times of "saying my prayers" important. For much of my pastoral career, I found that people in … [Continue reading...]