January 19, 2018

It’s OK…to Just Be a Christian

By Chaplain Mike MOD NOTE: Comments are closed. I hope this will come as a bit of good news to you today. Maybe it will help you stop beating yourself up unnecessarily. I hope it will help us all to that end. What I have … [Continue reading...]

The Appearances of the Risen Christ, 2

By Chaplain Mike We are marking the Great Fifty Days of Easter with a series of devotional thoughts on the post-resurrection appearances of Jesus. Today we return to the scene on Easter Sunday morning, as described in … [Continue reading...]

Sunday in Mayberry

Presented by Chaplain Mike Now I know why I receive some of the comments I get after a post. … [Continue reading...]

Sunday’s Gospel: Joy Comes in the Morning

By Chaplain Mike Each Sunday, we present devotional thoughts based upon the Gospel reading from the Revised Common Lectionary. Today is the third Sunday in Easter. Today's Gospel is John 21:1-19. Gospel Text After these … [Continue reading...]

iMonk Classic: Thoughts on Seeking the Kingdom of God

Each Saturday, IM will post a classic article by Michael Spencer. Originally posted June 18, 2009 Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.” (Matthew 6:33 … [Continue reading...]

Saturday Ramblings 4.17.10

Editor's note: Comments that disagree with the post or its contents are welcome. Disagreeable comments are not. Saturday Ramblings will be a regular feature here at Internet Monk, our attempt to clean the kitchen at the end of … [Continue reading...]

OK, You Asked…

By Chaplain Mike I promise—this will be the end of discussion on the topic of "creationism" for a while. Too many responders failed to grasp that yesterday's rant was NOT primarily about creation vs. evolution, but about … [Continue reading...]

The Appearances of the Risen Christ, 1

By Chaplain Mike As I said in a recent post, Easter is a season in the Christian year, not simply one day. Easter is the Great Fifty Days! As one way of marking this season of celebration, we will run a series of devotional … [Continue reading...]

iMonk Classic: To Be or Not To Be, or Why I’m Not A Young Earth Creationist

Written by Michael Spencer MOD NOTE: Comments are closed. This is most (not all) of an IM essay written during the early years of this web site (2001 I think.) My children were up to their ears in Ham/Hovind videos and I … [Continue reading...]

Update on the Creation Wars

By Chaplain Mike MOD NOTE: Comments are closed. I've been too busy with truly important matters, like work and family and sharing in the grief of friends, to get back to this subject for awhile, but folks, we've got to … [Continue reading...]