April 23, 2014

Support WorldServe

Every year at Advent and Christmas, the BHT features a ministry that deserves your support. There are many good ministries and feel free to promote them in the comments. This year I would like to encourage your support for a … [Continue reading...]

Skip the Carping This Advent

I never heard about Advent growing up. Our church recognized Christmas, but anything else would have been too "catholic," and we were fundamentalistic Southern Baptists. What I heard about Christmas was dependable preaching from … [Continue reading...]

The Advent Blog is Open

The Boar's Head Tavern sponsors a blog each advent season called "Go to Bethlehem and See." This is a place for BHT fellows and friends to blog on Advent related themes. Last year's blog was a real highlight of the season for many … [Continue reading...]

That Silly Question and The “Truth War”

John Macarthur has a new book called “The Truth War.” This article is not a review or a critique of that book. I haven’t read any more than a brief summary chapter published at “Pulpit” blog. In fact, I’m not quite … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #35

Christmas is coming...along with deadly candy bars. Doing away with Christendom. Warren and Obama. Two Gay Penguins want your kid. (Note: Yes, that's an aquarium. I'm not in the shower.) iMonk Radio is available at iTunes. Do a … [Continue reading...]

Real Ministry…Not the Ad

II Corinthians 6:3 We put no obstacle in anyone’s way, so that no fault may be found with our ministry, 4 but as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: by great endurance, in afflictions, hardships, calamities, 5 … [Continue reading...]

Life At Our House: The Christmas Tree Caper

Denise blogs about life at our house, where the family takes my mental quirks and creates smiles and laughter for, you, the IM reader. If you would like to buy working Christmas lights for a poor family, just contact me at … [Continue reading...]

The Final Deposition: Pilate and the Cynicism of Contemporary Truth Seeking

(Some of the material in this essay was inspired by reading John's Wisdom by Ben Witherington III, Westminster John Knox Press , 1995.) For the past two years, I've been leading a weekly adult Bible study on the Gospel of John … [Continue reading...]

iMonk 101: “Read It Again…and Don’t Skip The Hard Parts”

iMonk 101 revisits some of my more popular essays from the past." "Read It Again...and Don't Skip the Hard Parts" is an essay about discipleship in the Gospel of Mark, and how difficult it is for some American Christians to get … [Continue reading...]

Thoughts on Thanksgiving Weekend 11:24:06

Around hundreds of thousands of Thanksgiving dinner tables, millions of Americans will take a moment and share with one another what they are thankful for in the past year. Because Thanksgiving doesn't require any particular … [Continue reading...]