August 3, 2015

“A Short Salvation” : Key to The Scriptures?

***Humor Alert*** So I get this occasional podcast of sermons and talks by Bishop Will Willimon, a fine preacher in the estimation of your internet monk and most knowledgeable homelitical types. The sermon I am listening to was … [Continue reading...]

Coffee Cup Apologetics 37

Podcast 37 Question/Answer: "It's too late for me to believe" + The Apologetics of Larry Norman. Larry Norman.com Mark Bryan The podcast website is Coffee Cup Apologetics. All the episodes of Coffee Cup Apologetics are … [Continue reading...]

The Meaning of a Suit: A Response to John Macarthur’s Comments on Contextualization

UPDATE: Read Tim Keller on putting the Gospel in Context. David Bayly says thumbs up. I hope that this contribution to the important discussion on contextualization going on in evangelicalism will be received and read in a … [Continue reading...]

Larry Norman Interview and Tribute on Drew Marshall’s Program

Drew Marshall, one of the finest interviewers anywhere, is replaying his two hour interview with Larry Norman and posting this past week's Larry Norman tribute, which contained comments from Keaggy and Stonehill. If you are a … [Continue reading...]

Recommendation and Review: Take This Bread by Sara Miles

A profile of Sara Miles at Religion and Ethics This Week. Sara Miles.net. Easily qualifying as the most interesting spiritual memoir I've read since Merton's Seven Storey Mountain, Sara Miles' Take This Bread is an … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #90

Poets. Larry Norman. Coming full circle in the church. Chinese students baptized (iow, I was wrong.) Take This Bread. Larry Norman. Sara Miles. You all need to buy "The Gospel for Those Broken by the Church" and more … [Continue reading...]

Art, Industry and the Evangelical Resistance

Sometime in the past, I read an interview with Michael Card and he was asked a question about contemporary praise and worship music. Somewhere in his answer, there emerged the comparison of the current contemporary music scene to … [Continue reading...]

The iMonk Challenge

UPDATE: Here's a wmv file of a Fleming Rutledge sermon from the National Cathedral. (I had some problems with video, but audio was great.) Ever listened to a mainline (Episcopal) woman preach the Gospel? I dare you. And I'd … [Continue reading...]

Rare: Eugene Peterson Video Interview

Here's a rarity. Thanks to Subverting Mediocrity for this video of Eugene Peterson doing a public interview at a writer's event last year. … [Continue reading...]

Can You Study A Book Too Much?

I'm not a literature scholar, but I play one in the classroom several hours a week. That is, when I'm not teaching the Bible to kids from all over America and the world, I teach AP English. Mostly Shakespeare and poetry. The … [Continue reading...]