August 4, 2015

Coffee Cup Apologetics 32

Podcast 32 C.S. Lewis's Mere Christianity and Emerging Church Evangelism. The podcast website is Coffee Cup Apologetics. All the episodes of Coffee Cup Apologetics are now on iTunes. Go to iTunes and search for … [Continue reading...]

To Do The Best With What We Have: A Counselor’s Meditation

The following incident is fictionalized from real experience. I look at my watch. It's time for a counseling appointment. I clear my desk, bring in the extra chairs and wait. My appointment arrives and the conversation … [Continue reading...]

That’s not my wife….

It's your Internet Monk and friend Dave, playing Presbyterians two weeks ago at First Presbyterian Church, London, Kentucky. I'll be there again this Sunday. … [Continue reading...]

Recommendation and Review: Making Senses Out of Scripture by Mark P. Shea

A large part of my ministry is involved in teaching Bible survey to high school students. Last year, I expanded that ministry to teaching an adult Bible survey course. Along the way, I've been on the lookout for resources that … [Continue reading...]

The Temptation to Quit

UPDATE: I've written several things convincing myself to stay. Here's one of my favorites: Thomas Merton and the Greener Grass That Wasn't. UPDATE II: Here's another one: When Loving You is Killing Me. I suppose every person … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #83

A great article on post-evangelicalism; Epiphany for Baptists. "A Return To Tradition" from U.S. News. … [Continue reading...]

Stranger than Fiction: Lessons From The “Case” Against Tim Challies

Please have a seat, class. Today's lecture isn't on the printed syllabus. Every so often, something reeeeeeeeally interesting happens in the comments of the Reformed (truly or otherwise) blogosphere, and such an episode … [Continue reading...]

Tune In January 17th: Tim Challies Blog Tour Stops Here For Gossip, Brawling and Real Questions

I'm honored to be one of the stops on the "Tim Challies Blog Tour" promoting his new book, The Discipline of Discernment. I'll be asking the questions and he'll be answering me in Canadian, but I'll get a translator. Tim and I … [Continue reading...]

A Lectionary F.A.Q.

UPDATE: Josh S does some "lectionary criticism" at his blog. Just so you know it's not a flawless medium. Even with the flaws, I recommend using it. I also recommend "filling in the gaps" whenever possible. Sam is a worship … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: 01:02:08: Rocks Crying Out

UPDATE: There are many Joel Osteen posts at IM. Here's one of the latest. Links will take you to others. Commenters whose comment amounts to "Jesus wouldn't be blogging" should not be surprised that I do not post your comment. … [Continue reading...]