September 27, 2016

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #133

This week: What are we endorsing Two Blogs Down? + Rick Warren's Four-For-One Special. Outstanding detailed review of the Kindle 2. MMI on the Rick Warren Special David Head on the Rick Warren Special My great sponsor: … [Continue reading...]

The Rose

Courtesy of Trevin Wax, but from a sermon by the inimitably wonderful Matt Chandler:Pastor Matt Chandler gave this illustration during his sermon at a recent Desiring God conference. I think this illustration powerfully … [Continue reading...]

My Gear (2)

Just in case you haven't picked up: this is a chance for readers to comment on things that are meaningful to them in spiritual practice. No one is being told they are a bad Christian if they don't see Jesus in the toast. Human … [Continue reading...]

My Gear (Part 1)

From left to right: A custom made metal cross given to me as a gift many years ago in high school by my good friend and mentor Tom Meacham. The cross is empty and says, "He is Alive!" Tom was my introduction to Anglicanism, … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: 04:02:09: The Episcopal Church Persecutes The Oppressed Muslim-Christian Minority

UPDATE II: Creech has sold over $220 of beads, string and trinkets since I lost my salvation. You people are awesome. His kids may be able to have shoes for Easter. UPDATE: Humor on board. Beware if not using proper gear. In … [Continue reading...]

The Evangelical Untouchables 2: Seeker Sensitivity

UPDATE: Darrell Young's post is now included. Read it! The Evangelical Untouchables are seven diverse evangelicals who will give us a window into what's happening in evangelicalism today. Who are the Evangelical … [Continue reading...]

Thoughts After Doing the Math

I'm not very good at math, and I'm worse at being a Jesus follower, but even a stopped clock is right twice a day. I starting doing some personal math this morning as I started my day, and I made a discovery. I could no … [Continue reading...]

Open Mic at the iMonk Cafe: The Ironies of Evangelicalism

After spending the day learning that my Alan Creech ad has deprived me and thousands of others of their salvation (thanks a lot Alan), I'm rather overwhelmed with the ironies of evangelicals in general and the neo-Reformed in … [Continue reading...]

iMonk 101: Jesus, Joel and The Hard Parts of the Gospel

From February of 2005. I've never reprinted this one and it's one of the most "Jesus shaped" essays I've written. I have renamed it. It was originally called "Read It Again...And Don't Skip The Hard Parts." Let's be honest. A … [Continue reading...]

How Many Different Kinds of Pastors Are There?

Part II of my thoughts about Gillispie and your pastor. I just got a bit carried away. (Read in best grumpy old man's voice.) Gather round the ol' Internet Monk, you young whipper snappers. What the heck have you kids … [Continue reading...]