April 27, 2015

The Empty Shelf in the Southern Baptist Bookstore

I'm very interested in what current SBTS and other SBC seminary students have to say about your future in the SBC. Will you stay if Calvinism becomes a divisive, "lose your job" issue in the SBC? Would you prefer a Driscoll, Piper … [Continue reading...]

Three Days Among the Mainlines

Unless you've been brought up in the insular confines of fundamentalism, it's going to be hard to understand what it's been like for me spending three days with "the other kind" of Christians this week. "The other kind" in this … [Continue reading...]

Sabbatical Journal 1/Peterson Seminar (Conclusion)

I'm back home from sabbatical orientation and my three days with Eugene Peterson. Thank you Louisville Institute for your investment in my life and your incredible graciousness for these three days. Last night, Peterson talked … [Continue reading...]

Sabbatical Journal 1/Peterson seminar (continued)

It's am amazing privilege to spent this time with the man who has been a spiritual director in absentia to so many of us. Based on what I'm hearing in this sessions, Peterson's next two books should be real expressions of his … [Continue reading...]

Sabbatical Journal 1

UPDATED: I'm sortof liveblogging the Eugene Peterson/David Wood sessions. My first step in my sabbatical is a three day orientation here on the campus of the Louisville Presbyterian Seminary. Denise and I are staying in Laws … [Continue reading...]

iMonk 101: Grace Is As Dangerous As Ever

Here's a good piece (I think) from the Spring of last year: Grace is as Dangerous as Ever. You can't talk about grace too much around the blogosphere as far as I am concerned. When grace is understood, you either get in the flow … [Continue reading...]

Coffee Cup Apologetics 35

Podcast 35 Thinking about "I Can't Continue To Call Myself A Christian." I've got more to say about this in another podcast. Monday Morning Insight post of "I Can't Consider Myself a Christian." The podcast website is Coffee … [Continue reading...]

Recommendation but No Review: Divine Canine by the Monks of New Skete

I don't have a dog, but I've had several in the past and I want another one. I'm trying to make up my mind on that one. We loved our Scottie, and Denise loves German Shepherds. We could always love a mutt or two. I could stand the … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: 02:13:08: The White Horse Inn, Law/Gospel and Why I Want My Sermon On The Mount Back

UPDATE: Dr. Michael Horton offers some helpful input in the comments. I appreciate his interest in this discussion. I love the White Horse Inn. Never miss it. I love Michael Horton and Rod Rosenbladt especially. I love the … [Continue reading...]

Review: Simplify by Paul Borthwick

You know a book is different when it starts with the question of whether you need to buy the book at all. In The Screwtape Letters, C.S. Lewis talks about the spiritual values of simple pleasures. There are a world of things, … [Continue reading...]