October 23, 2014

Ground Rules: Blogroll Psychology 101

Ground Rules are a series of posts reflecting on what I've learned in some of my controversies and conflicts with other bloggers. Who's on your blogroll? Your RSS reader? What are you saying by including or excluding … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #51

A lot of missional musings. Available from iTunes. Delivered to your door, hot, fresh and with a nice green bow. … [Continue reading...]

Fifty Things You Didn’t Know….and one outright lie

UPDATE: Blast you Kyle Potter! You've read this blog for 7 years. You've read my confessional essays. You've got the bio memorized. Your iPod has the podcast all the way back to episode 1. You're confident you could pass any … [Continue reading...]

Five Questions for Noel Heikkinen on the Mark Driscoll “Confessional.”

One of the most talked about posts in the blogosphere this week is Mark Driscoll's report on his exhaustion, health problems and current explosive growth church situation. Reformed Catholicism and others wrote excellent responses. … [Continue reading...]

The Strange Case of the Missing Scripture Lessons

Josh at eucatastrophe and Pirate (at the BHT) have been writing about the public reading of scripture, something that is strangely absent in the worship and preaching of the vast majority of evangelicals. If you wanted examples … [Continue reading...]

Riffs 3:19:07: Responding to Dan Edelen’s “The Holy Who?”

"I’m not a supporter of the Emerging Church, but I’m sympathetic to some of the reforms they’re calling for in the Church as a whole. Yet I’m utterly mystified that a reform movement could be so lacking in any concept of … [Continue reading...]

iMonk 101: Jesus, Tongue Piercing and The Culture War

About a year ago I wrote this piece on one-culture warrior's evaluation of the phenomenon of tongue piercing. You will find a link to another IM piece on a similar subject as well. Posts about tattoos, piercings, fashion in … [Continue reading...]

Thoughts and Review: The Unseen by Craig Wright

The Unseen by Craig Wright, March 16, 2007, Actor's Theater of Louisville, Humana Festival of New American Plays. It will probably be a long time before you have the opportunity to see Craig Wright's stunning short play, "The … [Continue reading...]

Southern Baptists and the Emerging Church: Friends or Foes?

Mark DeVine, theology professor from Midwestern Seminary (and a man who knows his Barth), has looked seriously and deeply at the emerging church and suggests some directions for SBC interaction, avoidance and further study. A … [Continue reading...]

Missional Leaders: Right There All Along?

Hmmmm. He doesn't look like he's trying to be cool. Is this the face of the controversial and misunderstood missional church leader we keep talking about? Could it be that "missional" leaders have been right there all along, … [Continue reading...]