April 24, 2017

The Evangelical Liturgy 8: The Public Reading of Scripture

For beginners, read the Introduction to this series, then visit the categories menu and hit "Evangelical Liturgy" for all previous entries. In a sentence, I'm walking through all the parts of the traditional Protestant worship … [Continue reading...]

Advertisers: Here’s the Reason Why You Should Be On Internet Monk.com

New data: I'm the #6 in the Christian blogosphere according to the 6 point rating system at ChurchRelevance.com. Headed for 700,000 unique visitors this year, with a current Technorati rank of just over 2000. That's in the … [Continue reading...]

Open Mic at the iMonk Cafe: Anyone Willing To Complain About the ESV?

UPDATE II: McKnight on Translation Tribalism. UPDATE: Why the LCMS choose the ESV. I doubt that it was the Piper endorsement. I have this nagging feeling that the English Standard Version isn't as good a translation as I've … [Continue reading...]

The Evangelical Liturgy-Example 2: FBC Edmonton, Alberta

Another good example of Evangelical/Protestant liturgy. This from the First Baptist Church, Edmonton, Alberta. This one is a very complete example of the kind of Protestant liturgy I have in mind as we work through these … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #155

This week: Liturgy as outreach and anchor. Are we all done in ministry after age 50? Becoming better students of one another. Support the IM sponsors: New Reformation Press. Reformation theology for everyone. Rockbridge … [Continue reading...]

The Evangelical/Protestant Liturgy: Example 1

A reader has sent along an order of service from a shared worship gathering of two Protestant churches, and you can see many of the elements we are discussing. I'd love to see other orders of service from the … [Continue reading...]

The Evangelical Liturgy 7: The Invocation

For beginners, read the Introduction to this series, then visit the categories menu and hit "Evangelical Liturgy" for all previous entries. In a sentence, I'm walking through all the parts of the traditional Protestant worship … [Continue reading...]

Jesus, Faith and a Universe of Fear

When I started studying Mark's Gospel many years ago, I learned that, in Mark, faith is not contrasted with unbelief, but with fear. The command to "not be afraid" was common in Mark. The disciples are constantly choosing … [Continue reading...]

Grace Lutheran Church, Tulsa OK

Like I said Lutherans (and Anglicans and Methodists and...), get with it on the missional thing please. A lot of evangelicals need you. BTW, the "Evangelical Liturgy" series in on its way back. Don't fret. … [Continue reading...]

Rerun

Read Luke 18:9-12 “He expects us to make mistakes. He gives us millions (indeed billions and trillions) of chances. If anything, God likes our weaknesses because it enables him to exercise his infinite mercy. When Paul … [Continue reading...]