March 24, 2017

The Devil’s Sermon

Revelation 12:10 And I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying, “Now the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of his Christ have come, for the accuser of our brothers has been thrown down, who … [Continue reading...]

Open Mic at the iMonk Cafe: How Theology Changed Relationships

UPDATE II: And now the announcement is that this thread means I believe all theology is equally true. See, I 1) shouldn't be letting you people tell your stories at all. It's rejoicing in sin. 2) I should be preaching to all of … [Continue reading...]

Your Mission: “Resacramentalize Evangelicalism”

UPDATE: Ryan Cordle hits a home run in his response to this piece. The discussion about the atheist's report of attending a Planetshaker's worship experience could be repeated a thousand times a week here at IM, and has been in … [Continue reading...]

A Special Message From Michael For Any Church Seeking a Pastor

No. I'm not looking to change jobs. I have a friend I want to recommend. If you are interested in more information about my friend, write me at and I will mail current resumes, links to recent … [Continue reading...]

Riffs/Open Mic at the iMonk Cafe: Planetshaken, But Not Stirred

An atheist visits Planetshakers Church for the big show. This may be the best discussion starter you'll see this year. If you want to take a measure of how evangelicals see their world, hand them this description of an … [Continue reading...]

Two of the Coolest Guys I Met At Cornerstone: Soong-Chan Rah and Richard Twiss + Some Other Guy

Lots of great Cornerstone personality videos at Prof Rah's You Tube page. NOTE: Richard Twiss is going to be at Asbury October 15-17. … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #151

This week: Powerpoint is boring. Churches can be wrong. Checking in on my disciples. Church and Kingdom again. Support the IM sponsors: New Reformation Press. New teaching available. Emmaus Retreat Center. A great place for … [Continue reading...]

Leaving Room For Churches To Be Wrong

UPDATE II: Phillip Winn has an excellent response to this post. UPDATE: Moderation is on. My apologies that I have to do this so often. Bill Kinnon reviews DeYoung and Kluck's newest book, Why We Love the Church. I haven't … [Continue reading...]

iMonk 101: Alastair Roberts on “The Denominational Church”

Looking over recent comments and emails, it occured to me that many of you would benefit from the writing of Alastair Roberts- a former IM favorite blogger now semi-retired- who wrote some of the most helpful thoughts about the … [Continue reading...]

Sheep On A Mission

Just a seed of some thoughts. Don't have time to develop them. About to travel, etc. But maybe you can improve them.Paul the Apostle, II Corinthians 1:3 All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is our merciful … [Continue reading...]