August 21, 2014

“Thank You, and I Am Not A Christian.”

Several weeks ago, I removed all specific references to where I work from this web site. Without violating that, I want to tell you a story from yesterday, when our high school had its 104th graduation ceremony. For the past … [Continue reading...]

Recommendation and Review: For Men Only by Shaunti and Jeff Feldhahn

Several months ago, my wife asked me to read For Women Only by Shaunti Feldhahn. It's a book about the inner lives of men, a subject about which I figured I knew really well and no chick could educate me. I didn't read it. A … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #59

Why the post "On Going Back to an SBC Church" touched such a nerve. On Going Back To An SBC Church. Read it if you haven't, and especially the comments. IM Radio is on iTunes. Search for Monk and ignore the other guy. … [Continue reading...]

iMonk 101: The Prodigal Project

Since the post on "Dangerous Grace" is appreciated, here's another Biblical study from my Men's Group: The Prodigal Project. I'm sure you know the story, but have you taken a fresh look at it lately? The key to a lot of … [Continue reading...]

Grace Is As Dangerous As Ever

The last few weeks of my men's morning Bible study has been about "Texts That Will Get You In Trouble," and we spent two sessions on John 8, and Jesus' words to the woman caught in adultery: "Neither do I condemn you. Go and sin … [Continue reading...]

New IM Banner: Thanks to Michael Buckley

Artist Michael Buckley is a long-time IM/BHT reader and he has created a wonderful artistic representation of post-evangelicalism just for the IM banner. It's meaningful, true and beautiful. The large version is available here for … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: 05:12:07: John Dennis on the Life He Didn’t Live…Because He Lived the “Christian” Life

This post is really going to annoy a lot of you, but I want to remind you that this web site is about provocative thinking and writing to get you vitally connected to Jesus. Sometimes, the only way to HEAR something, to really … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #58

Post-evangelicals and the RCC; Theology Unplugged plugged; In the Closet Unbelievers. Theology Unplugged: Understanding the Emerging Church. IM Radio is on iTunes. Search for Monk and ignore the other guy. … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: 05:11:07: What You Can Turn Into, Thanks To Your “Internet Pulpit.”

The one reason I would ever quit blogging is what you can turn into on this medium. Case in point, in his own words, courtesy of Verum Serum, Ken Silva tells you about himself and his "ministry." It’s not my job to write … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: 5:09:07: Apologetics and the Naming of Evil

Ravi Zacharias writes an outstanding response to the Virginia Tech killings, and uses the moral necessity of "naming" evil as a powerful apologetic. Much of what Ravi is saying struck me when I wrote this piece on the abuse and … [Continue reading...]