September 30, 2014

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...]

Evangelism Won’t Cure It

It's a rant. Adjust your volume and thinking accordingly. My denomination is about to have a ten year emphasis on evangelism. I've been a Southern Baptist since birth. As far as I know, my denomination has never had any … [Continue reading...]

How My Wife’s Catholicism Has Changed Me For The Better: A Birthday Reflection

For you people that don't know this story, I've pulled almost everything off the site that refers to it, so I'm sorry about that. I got some nice things for my 52nd birthday. A new iPod. (Blue, 4th generation Nano. Be envious.) … [Continue reading...]

Real Differences Between Catholics and Protestants 2

That entire "infant baptism" scene in The Godfather would have been very strange if the Corleones were Baptists in a revival meeting listening to some evangelist. … [Continue reading...]

The “Real” Prosperity Gospel

A reader sent me a very nice note yesterday, talking about a bit of the scope and direction of my writing on this blog over the years. He mentioned something I want to share with you. Hear his idea and initial direction; then I … [Continue reading...]

Another Denise Spencer Christmas Program

Here's another- more recent :-) - Denise Spencer Christmas program. These are simply programs appropriate for many churches looking for something that allows traditional music and encourages a Biblical theme. The first Sunday … [Continue reading...]

iMonk 101: “I Hate Theology”

iMonk 101 is a series of past essays and posts reposted for the enjoyment and edification of the IM audience. "I Hate Theology." Occasionally. I don't think I have reposted this iMonk classic "crisis" post in a couple of … [Continue reading...]

Real Differences Between Catholics and Evangelicals

My wife spent an hour in the sanctuary today contemplating the Eucharist. I spent an hour in the sanctuary fixing the projector. … [Continue reading...]

Sermon at First Presbyterian Church, London, Ky: “Our Story”

Here's a sermon I preached today on the message of Genesis 1-3 and the Gospel in Romans 5. I've been teaching Genesis 1-11 this week in my Bible classes, so you get to hear a lot of how I handle that. Those of you wanting a … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #111

Why is the church AWOL on spousal abuse? Check out my other blog at Jesus Shaped Spirituality. Guitar Priest Peter Matthews' first podcast. Our sponsor, New Reformation Press. Incredible new t-shirts. Check them … [Continue reading...]