February 21, 2017

Theology Study Toolbar Available From Renewing the Mind/Michael Patton

Our friend Michael Patton at Credo House, Renewing the Mind Ministries and The Theology Program has an announcement at his site that may be of interest to some of the IM audience. "I have designed a theological toolbar to lead … [Continue reading...]

The Evangelical Liturgy 5: The Prelude

In most Protestant and evangelical worship services there is some kind of a transition from non-worship time to worship time. Though this is among the least essential elements of worship, this "prelude" serves a number of helpful … [Continue reading...]

Links to the Evangelical Liturgy Series (so Far)

Introduction 1) The Worship Setting 2) The Tools 3) The Leaders 4) The Congregation 5) The Prelude 6. The Call To Worship Remember that there will be 23 posts in this series. There is also a "Church" category here at IM, … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast 153

This week: Cunsumer sins. Pastoral Care. Puritans. A Crisis of Grace and the Gospel Support the IM sponsors: New Reformation Press. New teaching available. Rockbridge Seminary. Get one class tuition free before September 1st. … [Continue reading...]

With all due respect….

UPDATE: Piper "clarifies" his tornado comments by referring to his bout with prostate cancer. The message of every event is repentance: "That is the message of every calamity (Luke 13:1-5). And every sunny day (Romans 2:4)." It … [Continue reading...]

Open Mic At The iMonk Cafe: The Falwell/Robertson Room Has A New Act

UPDATE: Greg Boyd on Piper's tornado. BTW, my commendations on excellent behavior by all in the comment thread. UPDATE: From long, but right on point: The Islamization of Christianty by Udo Middleman. UPDATE: Some of my own … [Continue reading...]

The Evangelical Liturgy 4: The Congregation

I've been thinking about this post quite a bit, and for the life of me I really can't think of much to say than some of the obvious. The evangelical worship service is the worship of the people of God. God acts, speaks invites … [Continue reading...]

Review: Denise Day Spencer on “The Pocket Guide To Sainthood” by Jason Boyett

My wife Denise is on her way to sainthood and is eminently qualified to review Jason Boyett's new book. Before I could begin this essay, I had to pull up my thesaurus and check for alternatives to the word “delightful,” … [Continue reading...]

Liturgical Gangstas 14: The Hymnal

Welcome to IM's popular feature, "The Liturgical Gangstas," a panel discussion among different liturgical traditions represented in the Internet Monk audience. Who are the Gangstas? Father Ernesto Obregon is an Eastern … [Continue reading...]

Noted: Interview with Soong-Chan Rah + Hayley Westenra + Misc.

Sojourners is running a two-part interview with Soong-Chan Rah, author of The Next Evangelicalism. If you missed it, some Covenant Presbyterian Church members have joined the conversation at the link about church architecture. … [Continue reading...]