April 23, 2014

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #99

Sabbatical Week 3, Books and poetry, Capon on Jesus inclusion and the church's exclusion, the sounds of nature. You all need to buy "The Gospel for Those Broken by the Church" and more Reformation theology gifts from New … [Continue reading...]

Coffee Cup Apologetics 42

Podcast 42 How do we respond to those who ridicule us? and What do we say about "Christians" who are probably false teachers proclaiming false Gospels? (Plus a surprise at the end of the podcast. Wait ten seconds.) The podcast … [Continue reading...]

The IMonk Spends Five Hours With Scott Hahn: The Full Report

UPDATE: OK. Here we go again. I'm not putting up with it this time. You want to respond respectfully, great. But anything less than calm and reasonable isn't going to make it. If you don't know about my wrestlings with … [Continue reading...]

Recommendation and Review: Looking For God by Nancy Ortberg

Looking for God is a collection of personal and topical essays by Nancy Ortberg, loosely themed around the idea of rethinking/rediscovering God through Jesus. Each essay has a central theme, a Biblical center, good questions … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: The Biggest Story in Southern Baptist News (and did you even hear it?)

SBC President Frank Page is one in a million. He's a truth-teller who understands what's actually going on in his denomination. Don't get me wrong. My denomination does love its statistics, but they seldom- never?- go all the … [Continue reading...]

Sabbatical Journal Week 2: The Road Home and Back Again

Home is an interesting concept. I have a "home" in western Kentucky, but I feel like a stranger there. I enjoyed visiting this week, but I really am like a man from another time and place. I have a "home" in eastern … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #98

Sabbatical Week 2, Catholics make nice places to pray, Friendship and the God journey, a great book recommendation. You all need to buy "The Gospel for Those Broken by the Church" and more Reformation theology gifts from New … [Continue reading...]

Recommendation and Review: My Beautiful Idol by Pete Gall

Matthew 6:31 "So don't worry about these things, saying, 'What will we eat? What will we drink? What will we wear?' 32 These things dominate the thoughts of unbelievers, but your heavenly Father already knows all your needs. 33 … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: A Meme On What You Can’t Say Around Christians

(Thanks to all of you who are already supporting Jesus Shaped Spirituality, or JSS.) We probably need a new category around here: "Words As I Ride Into The Sunset." Catholic blogger extraordinaire Amy Welborn has been … [Continue reading...]

Jesus Shaped Spirituality Has A Home (temporarily)

UPDATE: The new post at JSS is "God is Jesus." I have started blogging at Jesus Shaped Spirituality or JesusShaped.wordpress.com. The actual domain JesusShaped.com won't be up for a while, so this is my temporary home. If … [Continue reading...]