July 5, 2015

Recomendations: The God Journey Podcast

Following the trail of influences from William P. Young's much maligned book The Shack (a book that's earned all the right enemies to be commended strongly to all readers of this blog,) I discovered The God Journey … [Continue reading...]

Icebergs, Onions and Why You’re Not As Simple As You Think

"My theology is simply what I read in the Bible." Sure it is. "What I believe and practice is simply what the Bible teaches and nothing else." Of course. What else could be simpler? I'm sure several of you won't be … [Continue reading...]

Put A Warning On The Gospels

Is it just me, or are some Christians putting too much emphasis on the Gospels? There's a lot of talk about the Kingdom of God in the Gospels. That gets many people off on the wrong track entirely. Some people are always … [Continue reading...]

How I’ve Changed: Ten Ways

A friend of mine recently said, "It sure seems that you've gone through a lot of phases during your time as a blogger." I'm sure it seems that way, but most of that is an illusion of the blogging life. The people around me … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #94

Thoughts on the SOM; Invitationalism revisited; How I've changed. You all need to buy "The Gospel for Those Broken by the Church" and more Reformation theology gifts from New Reformation Press. … [Continue reading...]

Coffee Cup Apologetics 40

Podcast 40 Is Richard Dawkins the best atheism can do? (A review of "The God Delusion Debate" DVD.) The podcast website is Coffee Cup Apologetics. All the episodes of Coffee Cup Apologetics are now on iTunes. Go to iTunes … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: 04:21:08: The Emergent Village Statement of Values and Practices

Tony Jones sent me his new book The New Christians, and I've been looking at some of the resource material on Emergent Village. I've been very encouraged the the Values and Practices Statement from Emergent Village. In my own … [Continue reading...]

What Kind of Person Will Be A Disciple?

“Now - here is my secret: I tell it to you with an openness of heart that I doubt I shall ever achieve again, so I pray that you are in a quiet room as you hear these words. My secret is that I need God – that I am sick … [Continue reading...]

Are American Christians “Persecuted?”

I've been in a verse-by-verse study of I and II Timothy this year with several other men on our staff. We had an interesting discussion on this passage and its application in various contexts. II Timothy 3:12 Indeed, all who … [Continue reading...]

The Distinquished Faculty of the IM School of Blogging

At the Asbury Bloggers Society meeting last night, we had a wide ranging discussion on various aspects of blogging and ministerial formation at the seminary level. One of my suggestions was that a blogger develop a list of … [Continue reading...]