November 1, 2014

One Message the Mountain Preachers Get Right

I’m very fortunate to live in one of the poorest areas of the country. It’s unlikely that there will be much panic here in southeastern Kentucky if we have a depression. Adult unemployment in our area has been over 50% for … [Continue reading...]

Is It A Sin To Be A Stay At Home Dad?

One gets the impression that, in some churches, a stay at home dad runs the risk of being taken out in the back yard and "dealt with" by "the dudes." Since the issue came up here at IM, I thought I'd send along some of what … [Continue reading...]

Once Upon A Time, An Arminian Put An ESV Study Bible Post On His Blog….

...and the resulting train wreck is there for you to read in the comments thread. Arminian Today Blog placed the ESV Study Bible video on their site and gave a plug for the Bible. Sounds safe...right? What follows is a study in … [Continue reading...]

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...]