June 29, 2016

Mark Driscoll, Michael Horton Analyze Osteen’s Prosperity Gospel

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The Osteen Review 90% of Evangelicals Won’t Write

Other Osteen posts here at IM: Osteen Redux, The Mystery of Joel Osteen, Outing Joel Osteen. Newsweek reviews Victoria Osteen's new book. Thank God for Newsweek's willingness to say what 90% of evangelicals won't say.With that … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #116

Putting down the word on Halloween. Talking about integrity. Our sponsor is New Reformation Press. Great t-shirts, books and reformation resources. Sojourn Music. Also visit Noisetrade. Want to be an IM advertiser? Want … [Continue reading...]

The IM Weekend File 10:25:08

Yes, I owe you all a podcast. I'm working on it. I have to go to Lexington today. I don't do lists of links, but Zoo Station has a fine one. Spend some time there. As election time rolls around, I'm still unimpressed with … [Continue reading...]

A Short List of Troublingly Common Sins

Paul made a lot of sin lists. You know, lists of sins. If you're a preacher or teacher, you've probably used Paul's sin lists a few times as the raw material for a talk or sermon. You've walked through the list, one sin at a … [Continue reading...]

The Internet Monk Annual Halloween Rant

Originally published at the Steve Brown, Etc. Guest Room Blog. You also might enjoy "The Great Pumpkin Proposes a Toast," from deep in the IM archives. Here's a good post on "How to have a great Catholic Halloween." No Protestants … [Continue reading...]

Awake O’ Sleeper

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Arrested by The Word

There was a moment in last week’s House, M.D. that really reached me. (As this show often does. Its portrayal of the human soul is consistently remarkable.) House has been forced to deliver a eulogy at the funeral of his … [Continue reading...]

Open Mic at the iMonk Lounge: What are your examples/dreams of “Miracle on 34th Street Ecumenism?”

If you've read "Miracle on 34th Street Ecumenism," then you know that I'm talking about various traditions, denominations and churches being willing to send their "customers" to the other "store" for what they've lost, left out, … [Continue reading...]

What I’m reading, watching and listening to these days.

Reading: Jesus Wants To Save Christians: A Manifesto for the Church in Exile by Rob Bell and Don Golden. A survey of the Bible’s message using the theme of the “New Exodus,” with lots of application to the current empire. … [Continue reading...]