August 22, 2014

10 Questions for Complementarians by Bill Mackinnon

Baptist Elder and BHT Fellow Bill Mackinnon has written some of the most interesting and provocative essays ever to appear at That tradition continues as Bill asks some inevitable questions raised by Southwestern … [Continue reading...]

Thoughts on Spiritual Experience

I've been involved in some good discussions recently on the role of subjective, personal spiritual experiences. How should we deal with personal experiences of God "speaking" or otherwise relating to Christians on the subjective … [Continue reading...]

iMonk 101: Our Problem With Grace

One of my all time favorite Internet Monk essays is this one: "Our Problem with Grace." If you know my admiration for the writing of Robert Capon, you'll recognize his influence on this piece. I'm convinced that grace is one of … [Continue reading...]

Simply or Merely? Comparing Mere Christianity and Simply Christian

Upon finishing N.T. Wright’s Simply Christian, I found myself comparing it to the classic C.S. Lewis book, Mere Christianity. Wright, the publishers and many readers have invited the comparisons as well. I’ve read Mere … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #42

The Wedding at Cana. Book recommendations. Bible overviews. A bit o' news. Remember that IM Radio is on iTunes. Leave us a review if you can. … [Continue reading...]

Don’t Waste Your Missional Calling

These Lives and Deaths Were No Tragedy In April 2000, Ruby Eliason and Laura Edwards were killed in Cameroon, West Africa. Ruby was over eighty. Single all her life, she poured it out for one great thing: to make Jesus Christ … [Continue reading...]

A Crowd of Witnesses

One of these days I am going to write a tribute post to the wonderful reformed historian and biographer, Iain Murray. Murray has created a legacy of something we desperately need in Christianity: the lives of the "saints" that … [Continue reading...]

Five Reasons I Don’t Like MLK Day

UPDATE: Phillip Yancey on How MLK positively impacted his faith. A must-read. For the 15 years I've worked in a private Christian school, I've been exposed to thousands of public school kids who bring their understanding and … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #41

On being in denial about our controversies vs learning how to differ as members of the same family. Some newsy bits. … [Continue reading...]

Ground Rules: The Decision To Make It Personal

Ground Rules is a series of posts on some of the issues raised in my interactions with my critics in the blogosphere. Imagine with me, if you will, the following strange story. Imagine that I make a blog post taking issue … [Continue reading...]