June 27, 2016

The Spencer Family Christmas Newsletter

For those of you who take an interest in our lives and pray for us, and for those of you who really, really don't have much of a life, I'm posting the Spencer Family Christmas Newsletter. If you read this site, you won't learn … [Continue reading...]

“Additional Doctrines,” Baptist Style

In debates and discussions here at Internet Monk.com, a reader is likely to read that Catholics have "added doctrines" to Christianity. My reaction is not so much to challenge the statement- I believe it is a universal fact in … [Continue reading...]

While We’re Talking About Interpreting the Bible

Oh. We're not talking about interpreting the Bible? Well....I am, so deal. I usually just don't say anything when I hear Biblical interpretation leave the road and head for the ditches. But doggone it, there's some fairly basic … [Continue reading...]

An Ideal Evangelicalism?

Somewhere in the previous orgy of comments I've had this week, someone asked me to write about "What do you see as the ideal evangelicalism?" There is no ideal evangelicalism and there's not going to be. It's certainly not … [Continue reading...]

Father Cantalamessa’s Second Sunday in Advent Sermon (Read it)

If I didn't need written permission, I'd reprint this entire sermon here on the site because I want it in the archives. But I'll be a good blogger and link it to its home at Zenit, the Catholic News Service. You can get it in … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #121

Media ignorance of the Bible. The "Incomplete" Merton. Aren't Evangelicals All About "Self-Feeding?" (I think this was one of my best podcasts.) Our sponsors are: New Reformation Press. Order your copy of the Treasury of Daily … [Continue reading...]

Stop. Look. Worship in Awe.

The Hubble Space Telescope Advent Calendar. Words fail completely. … [Continue reading...]

Recommendation and Review: Faith and Culture Devotional by Kelly Monroe Kullberg and Lael Arrington

Yes, end of the year is book review time. I have several headed your way before December ends. I generally do not review books that I don't like. If I don't like them, I won't have much to say about them. If I like them, I'll … [Continue reading...]

Recommendation and Review: NLT Bible Study Guides, , Chronological Bible and “Live” Teen Bible (and a bit of venting about special packaging of the Bible for teenagers)

I’ve reviewed and endorsed the New Living Translation Study Bible, and I continue to use it with real appreciation. I’ve been a fan of the NLT ever since Noel Heikkinen convinced me to give the second revision of the … [Continue reading...]

Open Thread Discussion: Group Punishment/Blessing in the Bible

In my Bible classes, I often will come up with a topic that relates to what we've been studying, and I'll ask the students to prepare to debate either side of a proposition related to what we've learned. I thought this week's … [Continue reading...]