July 7, 2015

iMonk 101: Big Money for a Little Piece of Paper (Dedicated to “Dr.” Johnny Hunt)

Since new SBC President "Dr." Johnny Hunt is having a bit of an academic credentials crisis, I thought it would be a good time for me to say I understand the feeling that drives us to do things like order a Ph.d from the back of a … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #100

Some special 100th episode nonsense; what does "Jesus Shaped" mean?; David Fitch comments on David Wells. The David Fitch Post at Reclaiming the Mission. Intro music by Rhodes. You all need to buy "The Gospel for Those … [Continue reading...]

Recommendation and Review: The New Atheist Crusaders, and their Unholy Grail by Becky Garrison (Reviewed by Clark Bunch)

My good friend and associate Clark Bunch has been blogging for a while, and today he's contributing a book review. You can read him regularly at The Master's Table and his own weblog. Thanks for pitching today's game, … [Continue reading...]

Noted: St. Basil has a very good idea

St. Basil the Great had the right idea.At such a time, then, there is need of great effort and diligence that the Churches may in some way be benefited. It is an advantage that parts hitherto severed should be united. Union would … [Continue reading...]

Noted: John Armstrong on The “Easy” God

UPDATE: Trevin Wax posts this Phillip Yancey/Karl Barth quote. “I have learned one absolute principle in calculating God’s presence or absence, and that is that I cannot. God, invisible, sovereign, who according to the … [Continue reading...]

Help For People Who Know All About Me

I got a letter yesterday that asked how my chaplaincy training was going, which was a nice thing to ask, except I'm not in chaplaincy training or any other kind of training. I added this to my collection of communications telling … [Continue reading...]

Post-Evangelical Youth Ministry: Some Incomplete Thoughts

BHT fellow Alex Arnold asks what a post-evangelical youth ministry looks like. Post-evangelicalism is asking what the church itself looks like when it draws its identity, substance and focus from the larger, deeper, wider … [Continue reading...]

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...]