December 21, 2014

Repenting of The Wrong Kind of “Male Leadership”

Here's the answer to the trivia question "What is the closest the iMonk came to becoming a Muslim?" In October of 1995, Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan sponsored what was called the "Million Man March" on the … [Continue reading...]

Interview: Scot Mcknight on Evangelicals and Marian Dogmas

UPDATE: I have gotten more mail on this than any recent piece. I just can't individually answer these letters. So sorry. I need an assistant. The reason Scot Mcknight is such an amazing gift to the church is that he is humble … [Continue reading...]

Coffee Cup Apologetics 6: The Cross and Evil

Finishing with the question of believing in God despite the reality of evil. My focus is the cross. Plus, a recommendation of an Alister McGrath interview. The Alister McGrath Interview. Coffee Cup Apologetics now has its … [Continue reading...]

“Thank You, and I Am Not A Christian.”

Several weeks ago, I removed all specific references to where I work from this web site. Without violating that, I want to tell you a story from yesterday, when our high school had its 104th graduation ceremony. For the past … [Continue reading...]

Recommendation and Review: For Men Only by Shaunti and Jeff Feldhahn

Several months ago, my wife asked me to read For Women Only by Shaunti Feldhahn. It's a book about the inner lives of men, a subject about which I figured I knew really well and no chick could educate me. I didn't read it. A … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #59

Why the post "On Going Back to an SBC Church" touched such a nerve. On Going Back To An SBC Church. Read it if you haven't, and especially the comments. IM Radio is on iTunes. Search for Monk and ignore the other guy. … [Continue reading...]

iMonk 101: The Prodigal Project

Since the post on "Dangerous Grace" is appreciated, here's another Biblical study from my Men's Group: The Prodigal Project. I'm sure you know the story, but have you taken a fresh look at it lately? The key to a lot of … [Continue reading...]

Grace Is As Dangerous As Ever

The last few weeks of my men's morning Bible study has been about "Texts That Will Get You In Trouble," and we spent two sessions on John 8, and Jesus' words to the woman caught in adultery: "Neither do I condemn you. Go and sin … [Continue reading...]

New IM Banner: Thanks to Michael Buckley

Artist Michael Buckley is a long-time IM/BHT reader and he has created a wonderful artistic representation of post-evangelicalism just for the IM banner. It's meaningful, true and beautiful. The large version is available here for … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: 05:12:07: John Dennis on the Life He Didn’t Live…Because He Lived the “Christian” Life

This post is really going to annoy a lot of you, but I want to remind you that this web site is about provocative thinking and writing to get you vitally connected to Jesus. Sometimes, the only way to HEAR something, to really … [Continue reading...]