March 30, 2015

Proverbs For Christianity’s Angry Young (and Old) Men

***Big Time Humor Alert*** Today, the Internet Monk Web Site (tm) brings a special gift of proverbial, anecdotal and Zen-like wisdom as a gift for those angry young (and not so young) men who are burning down churches to make room … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: 01:01:08: Losing the Treasure of a Christ-Centered Assurance of Salvation

UPDATE: John H has a helpful Lutheran response. UPDATE II: A Lutheran view of Assurance. UPDATE III: Mark Shea comments on assurance in Calvinism and Catholicism. I think Mark's experience with Calvinism is not very … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #82

Changes in the IM Podcast + New Year's greetings. (Sorry for the bad mix at the end. I'm still learning how to use new software.) … [Continue reading...]

Coffee Cup Apologetics 31

Podcast 31 Answering some listener mail. Very good questions on Creationism and Christian Morality. The podcast website is Coffee Cup Apologetics. All the episodes of Coffee Cup Apologetics are now on iTunes. Go to iTunes … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: 12:31:07: Can Evangelicals Change?

I don't know much about Sydney Anglicans, so I'm not in any position to say anything about the truthfulness of this interesting comment found on the Light of the World, A City on a Hill website. What I will say, however, is that … [Continue reading...]

“What Now?” A Sermon for the First Sunday After Christmas

I preached this message- or a version of it- this morning at a church nearby. "What Now?" A Sermon for the First Sunday after Christmas, December 30, 2007 First Presbyterian Church, London, Kentucky Michael Spencer, … [Continue reading...]

2008 Predictions

How about some 2008 Predictions? 1. Barak Obama will defeat Mitt Romney for President and evangelicals who refused to vote for Romney will be blamed. The GOP's conservative coalition will fragment significantly as a result. … [Continue reading...]

It’s a Major Award: The IM “Top Ten” Blogs of 2007

Get out the ginger ale and order pizza. It's time for the coveted Internet Monk "Favorite Blogs of the Year" list. This year's list majors on personal blogs by writers you need to be reading. These are bloggers I enjoy, look … [Continue reading...]

Open Thread: The Good, the Bad and the Whatever in Christmas “Worship”

UPDATE: One of the reasons we go down this road every year is to laugh a bit and tell one another it's OK. (Those of us in the evangelical wilderness need this. The rest of you talk amongst yourselves.) But we also do something … [Continue reading...]

Recommendation and Review: Consuming Jesus by Paul Metzger

There's been a bunch of detailed reviews of Multnomah Bible professor Paul Metzger's book Consuming Jesus already out there. (Be sure and check out the Scot McKnight-Darryl Dash debate for one.) I'm not going to try and weigh in … [Continue reading...]