September 18, 2014

Thoughts on Beckwith

Maybe you ought to read "The River is Deep, The River is Wide: How I Made My Peace With the Roman Catholic Church" before you waste all that time trying to figure out what I believe. Then you can get right down to blogging about … [Continue reading...]

John 3:16 and the Importance of the Old Testament

My adult Bible study is starting an Old Testament survey for the summer months in preparation for studying I Kings this fall. I did this little exercise with them this morning. I guess it's kind of original with me. I've never … [Continue reading...]

Dinner With The Kids: Thoughts on Successful Parenting

UPDATE: My wife, Denise, has added a post on how talking played a major role in turning out great kid. The two most important determining factors in raising well-adjusted children are if they have religious training and if the … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #57

Site news, book reviews, Robert Webber, the IM banner, What evangelical kids think. IM Radio is on iTunes. Search for Monk and ignore the other guy. … [Continue reading...]

Coffee Cup Apologetics 4: What is my one reason for being a Christian?

I answer a listener criticism, and suggest how to answer "What is the one reason you are a Christian?" Coffee Cup Apologetics now has its own website: ccapologetics.wordpress.com … [Continue reading...]

Review: Static by Ron Martoia

Books that translate the insights of N.T. Wright into the language of non-scholars are proliferating. Ron Martoia's Static joins that conversation with one of the most readable books you'll find on the intersection of recent New … [Continue reading...]

Review: The Gospel According to Starbucks by Leonard Sweet

I finally read a book by Leonard Sweet. That's a pretty big deal for me, as this was something like the fifth one I've started, failing to finish -or even get three chapters done in- the other four. Sweet is a futurist, … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: 4:30:07: Daily Sex With Pastor Mark

UPDATE: TSK goes through the rumor mill and separates fact from fiction from bullxxxt. (If I was in Seattle I could say that.) I listened to Mark Driscoll's "Banned Video" presentation, wrote two posts, scraped both, and then … [Continue reading...]

Robert Webber is Gone

UPDATE: Trevin Wax has an interview with Dr. Webber. UPDATE 2: David Fitch has a personal tribute. The tireless reclaimer of the Great Tradition and the man who gave post-evangelicalism meaning for thousands of us, is gone … [Continue reading...]

Coffee Cup Apologetics 3: How can you believe in the Christian God when there is so much evil? (Part 1)

Here is the third in the Coffee Cup Apologetics series: Answering the question "How can you believe in the Christian God when there is so much evil? (Part 1)" Coffee Cup Apologetics now has its own website: … [Continue reading...]