July 21, 2017

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #149

This week: Why do Baptists bring their Bibles to worship? Thoughts on Church Leavers. Support the IM sponsors: New Reformation Press. New teaching available. Emmaus Retreat Center. A great place for your next group or … [Continue reading...]

Hold The Light For Me

UPDATE: As usual, David Hayward brilliantly gets it right. It’s been a long year like a long sleepless night Jacob wrestled the angel but I’m too tired to fight every Wednesday for two years we’ve met I’ve … [Continue reading...]

Liturgical Gangstas 13: Projector Please?!

Update: I've had some strange mail on this one. Let me respond to one: This is NOT a debate between churches. If you want to have that and you can't find it on the net, your hands must not work. Welcome to IM's popular feature, … [Continue reading...]

Jared Wilson: The Internet Monk Interview

Jared Wilson is the author Your Jesus Is Too Safe and the blogmeister at Gospeldrivenchurch.com. 1. You're obviously influenced by the rhetorical style of someone like Driscoll, in that you are communicating intensely, but with … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: Conrad Hyers on Creationism, Genesis and Science

Presbyterian minister and Biblical language scholar Conrad Hyers has been the primary help for me on issues of the Bible and Science. I'm sorry so little of Hyers is on the web. His book, The Meaning of Creation, is a mandatory … [Continue reading...]

Evangelicals In the Star Trek Universe

For those of you keeping score, we gave up the television about 4 months ago. We discovered that, for $60 a month, we were watching one episode of House, M.D. a week and I was watching baseball. Not worth it, especially with … [Continue reading...]

Recommendation and Review: Your Jesus Is Too Safe by Jared C. Wilson

I've never met Jared Wilson. We spoke on the phone once because, frankly, I'm desperate for friends. He doesn't owe me money. We don't have a book review treaty signed. He's not going to like my book nearly as much as I've enjoyed … [Continue reading...]

Why So Serious?: Considering A Short List of Gospel Contradictions

I was reminded this week of how dangerous it is to use the word "Gospel" around evangelicals and expect that you are speaking the same language, so if you need a short version, I'm on a Lutheran Confessions kick. Let's try … [Continue reading...]

Rod Rosenbladt on Evangelicals and Assurance

Guest blogger Ted R is one of the good guys at New Reformation Press. Our discussion on the struggles of some evangelicals with assurance brought up some of the very helpful teaching available through that fine IM sponsor. See … [Continue reading...]

iMonk 101: Losing the Treasure of a Christ-Centered Assurance of Salvation

I had a good talk yesterday with one of our young preachers on this subject. I'm also longing for Robert Capon to never die and to keep writing books that show me the way. Anyway, this is a favorite topic and I hope a helpful … [Continue reading...]