August 30, 2015

Cloverfield, Catastrophism and Christian Eschatology

The following post could possibly be the largest discrepancy between the subject of a post and the actual title of a post you’ve ever read in these spaces. I'm hoping someone will nominate the title for an award. Seriously, … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: 01:27:08: This is the End……of Evangelicalism, my Friend

***Music by The Doors: "The End."***There was an elf that met the children at the door. Also in this room was a store that had Barbies, action figures, Brats Dolls, and all of the most popular items that you would find in a … [Continue reading...]

My Ash Wednesday Dilemma: In Which Your Internet Monk Asks for Help From The Audience

For the past hour, I've been trying to find a Protestant church nearby where I can go for Ash Wednesday service on February 6. If you don't know where I live, let me put it this way: There are probably more churches marking Ash … [Continue reading...]

Michael On Today’s “Steve Brown, Etc.” Program

I had the great honor of being the guest on today's Steve Brown, Etc. Program. Steve is a real hero of mine, and if we ever got together in real life, we'd need lawyers and bail money. Here's a link to today's program. Enjoy it … [Continue reading...]

Twenty Myths That Keep Christians From Discussing Abortion

I've had very few posts on abortion in this space, and there's a reason for that. You can't have a reasonable discussion most of the time. Everything devolves into a rhetorical, emotional conflict that resembles professional … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #86

Steve Brown Interview. Read Eugene Peterson. Eugene Peterson Books at Regent College. His books at Eerdmans. Peterson interview. Steve Brown, etc. … [Continue reading...]

iMonk 101: Jesus = Salvation

I haven't talked about Robert Capon in a while, so here's a visit to one of my favorite past IM posts: "Jesus = Salvation." I say this all the time in teaching and preaching. It's been very helpful to me and hopefully to others. … [Continue reading...]

Enroll in “The Theology Program” (Online Version) Next Week

I don't plug schools or teaching ministries in this space, and I don't promote what I'm not convinced represents the values of this audience just because I get some free materials. If I tell you it's worth your time and money, it … [Continue reading...]

Recommendation and Review: The Second Chance, A Film By Steve Taylor

Peter Chataway has a great interview with Steve Taylor at his site. Every year during Martin Luther King, Jr. week I try to show a film that raises issues of racial reconciliation. Last year, one of my teacher friends, Jim … [Continue reading...]

12 Churches, 12 Calvinists: My Response

Over at Frank Turk’s blog, he has something of a motto up on the sidebar. It’s a phrase his pastor offered in a comment thread sometime in the past. Here it is: The Gospel is the solution to culture. I’ve often wanted to … [Continue reading...]