April 18, 2014

Resources and Responses to the “Tomb of Jesus and His Family” Story

There are continuing updates below. I am not adding everything, but only pertinent and helpful links. Send me any that you have. And pray as Ben Witherington III prepares to speak on this. That will be interesting, given his … [Continue reading...]

DVC Madness Revisited: James Cameron Announces the End of Christianity

UPDATE: The best single resource to respond to this is William Lane Craig's work on the "Empty Tomb" tradition. It's summarized very well in this essay. UPDATE II: Much fuller details in this news story. And the Discovery … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #47

Start of a series on Romans 15:1-7; fear. … [Continue reading...]

Thoughts on Weekly Communion

In June of last year, I began taking the Lord's Supper weekly. I'd like to write about what this has meant to me, and to the community of worshipping Christians that I lead. My Southern Baptist tradition has been de-emphasizing … [Continue reading...]

Honor to Whom Honor Is Due: Dr. Timothy George

Dr. Timothy George gave a presentation at Union University last week called "Is Jesus A Baptist?" (It was renamed. Ignore the title.) The entire talk is a compelling and outstanding exploration of what Baptists are facing in the … [Continue reading...]

Thoughts For a Young Poet

That's not Clay. Sorry. I have a son who is showing signs of being a poet. He may be a teacher or a writer, but as of today, his most evident gifts are poetic. Everyone who has read or heard his work has been impressed. I’m not … [Continue reading...]

That Music You Hear: Rhodes

The music you hear on this week's podcast (in and out, not the segment bumpers) is by Daniel Whittington's new band, Rhodes. Their CD, Half a Mind to Stay is available at CD baby and I would encourage all of the IM audience to … [Continue reading...]

Tim Hardaway and the Sin We Love To Hate

UPDATE: Michael Medved regularly reminds me of the difference Jesus makes in how I look at a cultural issue and how a Jewish conservative looks at the same issue. Law by Moses. Grace and Truth by Jesus. "You know, I hate gay … [Continue reading...]

Evangelical Anxieties 6: Culture

Christians always live in a culture. Sometimes that culture has been, in some way, a “Christian” culture. In most instances, Christians have existed in a culture that did not share an appreciation or endorsement of their … [Continue reading...]

We Need Both

Here's a thought I never had before, and maybe it will bring a bit of clarity to this debate over what I've written about the Bible. Cent's good pastor, Tad Thompson, points out a typical conservative SBC criticism of … [Continue reading...]