February 21, 2017

Evangelicals In the Star Trek Universe

For those of you keeping score, we gave up the television about 4 months ago. We discovered that, for $60 a month, we were watching one episode of House, M.D. a week and I was watching baseball. Not worth it, especially with … [Continue reading...]

Recommendation and Review: Your Jesus Is Too Safe by Jared C. Wilson

I've never met Jared Wilson. We spoke on the phone once because, frankly, I'm desperate for friends. He doesn't owe me money. We don't have a book review treaty signed. He's not going to like my book nearly as much as I've enjoyed … [Continue reading...]

Why So Serious?: Considering A Short List of Gospel Contradictions

I was reminded this week of how dangerous it is to use the word "Gospel" around evangelicals and expect that you are speaking the same language, so if you need a short version, I'm on a Lutheran Confessions kick. Let's try … [Continue reading...]

Rod Rosenbladt on Evangelicals and Assurance

Guest blogger Ted R is one of the good guys at New Reformation Press. Our discussion on the struggles of some evangelicals with assurance brought up some of the very helpful teaching available through that fine IM sponsor. See … [Continue reading...]

iMonk 101: Losing the Treasure of a Christ-Centered Assurance of Salvation

I had a good talk yesterday with one of our young preachers on this subject. I'm also longing for Robert Capon to never die and to keep writing books that show me the way. Anyway, this is a favorite topic and I hope a helpful … [Continue reading...]

Welcome to the NEW Internet Monk.com

Thanks to a lot of hard work by Joe Stallard, the new Internet Monk is coming on line tonight. Plenty of bugs and minor matters to attend to, and I can't promise that we won't need to go off the air briefly, but here we … [Continue reading...]

Open Mic at the iMonk Cafe: What Might Boys Read?

Noel, Ryan and I were talking tonight about the fact that while a few middle/high school girls read, almost no middle/high school boys read. My dad died almost 15 years ago. He enjoyed Zane Grey and Tarzan. There was a time the … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: David Mills/Noel Cordle: What Are Our Kids Reading, Anyway?

Our guest blogger today is my daughter, Noel Cordle, who is riffing on David Mills review of contemporary young people's literature in the current issue of Touchstone magazine. Noel recently finished her English degree from Ohio … [Continue reading...]

Russ Moore on The Lord’s Supper

Communion (Really) from Russell Moore on Vimeo. … [Continue reading...]

From the Writer’s Worktable: Check in, but don’t always Buy in

This was going in at the end of a chapter on the Christian and the Bible that I've been working on yesterday and today, but it fell out when I changed directions. It may appear in some form in later chapters more intentionally … [Continue reading...]