October 10, 2015

Coffee Cup Apologetics 46

Podcast 46 Issues with scripted evangelism; Joe Thorn on "contact points" for conversations in suburban evangelism. Bumper Music by Greenroom, "Spy Beats." Exit Music by West Coast Revival. Joe Thorn's post at … [Continue reading...]

The Suburban Jesus Hates Me

I've got a descrition of the Jesus Shaped Church over at Jesus Shaped Spirituality. UPDATE: This post is starting to upset people, which is predictable. Add comments at your own risk because I'm surly. I'm trying to not … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: “Centralizing” with C. Michael Patton and “8 Connections” with Joe Thorn

Don't forget to check out the five-part series "Where is Jesus?" at Jesus Shaped Spirituality. Actually, not much time to "riff" on these outstanding links (I'm off on a two day mission for our ministry,) but I want to get … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: 08:03:08: Heather King’s Catholicism

Christian and Roman Catholic convert Heather King got a major write-up at Amy Welborn's blog. Amy says Heather's memoir Redeemed is a must read, so I'd say that settles it. But in the comments of that post I found this quote … [Continue reading...]

Sermon: “Where is Jesus?” A Baptist Church 8/03/08

Preached this morning at a Baptist Church. During the scripture reading time earlier in the service, I read several sections of Ephesians 1-4, so don't mark me down too hard for not reading those verses during the sermon. Full … [Continue reading...]

iMonk 101: A God Shaped Void? Maybe Not

This piece from two summers ago- A God Shaped Void? Maybe Not- explores some important questions about evangelism, our assumptions about those we are evangelizing, and especially our dialogue with atheists and young people. … [Continue reading...]

iMonk 101: Denise Spencer’s Thoughts On A Daughter Leaving for College

Last night, the Spencer family ate Mexican in celebration of my daughter's graduation from Ohio State University. It was a happy occasion in life's journey. Long-time readers of this site may remember some of the key moments in … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #105

This and That, Some Keller, How I agree/differ with the God Journey Guys, Why Can't We Find A Church? Sovereign Grace Music Psalms Project. Check out the free download. Tim Keller on Religion and the Gospel Issues … [Continue reading...]

The Post-Evangelical Bookshelf: A Beginner’s Reading List For Finding Your Way In The Evangelical Wilderness

I've been doing an interview on "Post-Evangelicalism," and I thought it would be a good time to list some of the books that define post-evangelicalism for me. First of all, a brief definition: Post-evangelicalism is a way of … [Continue reading...]

New Posts at Jesus Shaped Spirituality

I have two new posts at JSS in a series called "Where's Jesus?" (And Part two. Part three is on the way.) It's some of the exegetical material I'll be using in my message Sunday a.m. at church. Be sure and add Jesus Shaped … [Continue reading...]