April 24, 2014

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...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #46

Trying to teach my classes on Valentine's Day; Friends on the journey; What traditional musicians can do; A bit o' laughter. … [Continue reading...]

Chris Tilling on Inerrancy

Chris is one of the best young theological bloggers out there, and his "Inerrancy" series (which is not all that recent) is outstanding. Chris says that an inductive reading of scripture reveals that inerrancy is not the Bible's … [Continue reading...]

Mark Devine on Karl Barth

In 2001, Southern Seminary Ph.d and Midwestern Seminary theology professor Mark Devine delivered a paper to ETS on evangelicals and Karl Barth. The article is found here, or in pdf from the same site. At the Fide-o watchblog, … [Continue reading...]

In the Study: Christianity For Beginners (7 Sermons)

In The Study posts examine actual sermons I preach. These are primarily, chapel messages, preached to approximately 450 students/staff from all over the world. My goal is to provide models of evangelistic, apologetic proclamation … [Continue reading...]