April 23, 2014

Simply or Merely? Comparing Mere Christianity and Simply Christian

Upon finishing N.T. Wright’s Simply Christian, I found myself comparing it to the classic C.S. Lewis book, Mere Christianity. Wright, the publishers and many readers have invited the comparisons as well. I’ve read Mere … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #42

The Wedding at Cana. Book recommendations. Bible overviews. A bit o' news. Remember that IM Radio is on iTunes. Leave us a review if you can. … [Continue reading...]

Don’t Waste Your Missional Calling

These Lives and Deaths Were No Tragedy In April 2000, Ruby Eliason and Laura Edwards were killed in Cameroon, West Africa. Ruby was over eighty. Single all her life, she poured it out for one great thing: to make Jesus Christ … [Continue reading...]

A Crowd of Witnesses

One of these days I am going to write a tribute post to the wonderful reformed historian and biographer, Iain Murray. Murray has created a legacy of something we desperately need in Christianity: the lives of the "saints" that … [Continue reading...]

Five Reasons I Don’t Like MLK Day

UPDATE: Phillip Yancey on How MLK positively impacted his faith. A must-read. For the 15 years I've worked in a private Christian school, I've been exposed to thousands of public school kids who bring their understanding and … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #41

On being in denial about our controversies vs learning how to differ as members of the same family. Some newsy bits. … [Continue reading...]

Ground Rules: The Decision To Make It Personal

Ground Rules is a series of posts on some of the issues raised in my interactions with my critics in the blogosphere. Imagine with me, if you will, the following strange story. Imagine that I make a blog post taking issue … [Continue reading...]

Blogs I’d Like to Read (or How To Perk Up A Boring Blogosphere)

I’m not one of those constantly offended, hand-wringing bloggers who has to run a monthly post complaining about the Christian blogosphere or tell you ten rules for the Christian blogger. That may be because, as some frequently … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #40

Short podcast. Site news of various kinds. Read Frank Turk. Clay Spencer Denise Spencer Frank Turk … [Continue reading...]

Evangelism: Resources, Methods and Content

This post is a survey of some thoughts about evangelism that I've wanted to share for some time in response to several discussions and posts in the blogosphere. I hope they are helpful in some way to those of you who do … [Continue reading...]