April 22, 2018

IM Book Review: Your Church Is Too Small (3)

By Chaplain Mike The fact is that the differences between churches do matter. The question is not, "How can we overlook these differences?" but "How can we achieve a church which includes the many facets of the truth?" True … [Continue reading...]

IM Recommended Reading: To Russia with Love

By Chaplain Mike MOD Note: Some knucklehead forgot to put the URL in for Dan's blog. Here is the link: To Russia with Love. Thanks, Joanie. One of my good friends, Pastor Daniel Jepsen (aka "The Dan"), is currently blogging … [Continue reading...]

Sunday’s Gospel: Endless Attention, Meticulous Care

By Chaplain Mike Each Sunday, we present devotional thoughts based upon the Gospel reading from the Revised Common Lectionary. Today is the fourth Sunday in Easter, Good Shepherd Sunday. Today's Gospel is John … [Continue reading...]

iMonk Classic: My Theology Can Beat Up Your Theology

Each Saturday, IM will post a classic article by Michael Spencer. Originally posted January 14, 2008. I’ve had an idea running around in my mind for a few months, and I’m going to try and get it down on paper. It’s … [Continue reading...]

Saturday Ramblings 4.24.10

Welcome to Saturday Ramblings, our weekly effort to clean out the 'fridge and rid ourselves of all that we couldn't eat during the week. And what a busy week it has been. First of all, Francis Chan, pastor of Cornerstone Church … [Continue reading...]

IM Recommended Reading: Michael Horton on When “Reformed” Is Not “Reformed”

By Chaplain Mike Over at the White Horse Inn blog, always thoughtful Michael Horton has posted a great essay commenting on the fissures and fault lines that are becoming apparent among the "young, restless, and reformed." In … [Continue reading...]

The Appearances of the Risen Christ, 4

By Chaplain Mike We are marking the Great Fifty Days of Easter with a series of devotional thoughts on the post-resurrection appearances of Jesus. Today we look at Luke's story of that first Easter morning, from Luke 24:1-12 … [Continue reading...]

The Book I Can’t Review

UPDATE: Ok. Moderation on. Keep your comments civil. We are not bashing anyone here. Don't make me impose a two-drink limit. MOD NOTE: Comments are closed for the time being. Sheesh, I leave for a few hours and return to find … [Continue reading...]

Are Liberals and Atheists Smarter?

On Thursdays we welcome posts from friends. Today, long time friend of IM Michael Bell examines some recent studies that come to some provocative conclusions. By Michael Bell A study just published in the March issue of the … [Continue reading...]

IM Book Review: Your Church Is Too Small (2)

By Chaplain Mike Although the church of Jesus Christ is found in many different places, she is one true church, not many. After all, there are many rays of sunlight, but only one sun. A tree has many boughs, each slightly … [Continue reading...]