June 30, 2016

Open Mic at the iMonk Cafe: Missional Christmas

Today's Open Mic question is posed by guest blogger, Chaplain Mike Mercer. With all the talk these days of "missional" churches, this Christmas season might be a good time to take the ministry temperature of the churches … [Continue reading...]

Gospel Exhortations

Today's guest post is by Chaplain Mike Mercer. For Michael & Denise. Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Let your gentleness be known to everyone. The Lord is near. Do not worry about anything, but in … [Continue reading...]

Six Floors of Sunday School….. to what end?

Today's guest post is by IM friend Pat K, from New Reformation Press. Way back in the early Eighties, shortly after becoming a Christian, I attended a Bible College in Houston, Texas. It quickly became evident that God's Church … [Continue reading...]

Joy in the Journey

Today's post is by Chaplain Mike Mercer. There is a joy in the journey, there's a light we can love on the way. There is a wonder and wildness to life, and freedom for those who obey. All those who seek it shall find … [Continue reading...]

iMonk 101: From Eclectic Christian – My first hand experience with Mental Illness

Today's Guest Post is from IM First Officer Michael Bell... As you know iMonk has been running posts lately on the subject of mental illness and how the Bible views it. Here are some interesting thoughts and reflections from … [Continue reading...]

Thoughts On A day of Catholic Radio

MOD: Thank you to all who contributed comments on this post. Obviously we are not going to resolve all of our questions about church history, Roman Catholicism, the Reformation, and Eastern Orthodoxy in a single blog post about a … [Continue reading...]

From the iMonk Archives – The Mood of Advent: We All Need A Savior

Whereas the first week of Advent focuses on the hope of the new creation, the second week looks around at the sinful world we live in now. The mood could not be more different. This is the week we learn to lament. Seeing the evil, … [Continue reading...]

A Favorite Gospel Word

Continue to pray for the iMonk and health concerns. Today's guest post is from Chaplain Mike Mercer... “Blessed be the Lord God of Israel, for He has visited us and accomplished redemption for His people…” (Luke 1.68, … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #167

This week: Some Advent music and lessons learned while sick. Support the IM sponsors: Restoring the Soul.com. Real help for restoring the pastor's soul. New Reformation Press. Reformation theology for everyone. Rockbridge … [Continue reading...]

On The Way To Being “The New Humanity”

C.S. Lewis, in one of the last chapters of Mere Christianity, says that the quality of life among the “new humanity” is such that those of us around them would know there was something different- otherworldly- at work. The … [Continue reading...]