January 23, 2017

Open Mic at the iMonk Cafe: Have You Ever “Lost It” in Church?

We've been so busy with all this political rhetoric (which I am totally tired of and won't be revisiting anytime soon. Ugh) that we haven't had our regular "Open Mic" post. So here's our "open mic" question for this week: Have … [Continue reading...]

The Evangelical Collapse: A Statistical Analysis Part II by Michael Bell

Guest Blogger Michael Bell (The Eclectic Christian) returns for his second round of statistical evaluations of "The Coming Evangelical Collapse." As I was time limited when taking my first statistical look at "The Coming … [Continue reading...]

Meet The Evangelical Untouchables

Michael Patton is the director of Reclaiming the Mind Ministries and is one of the teachers on The Theology Program. Tony Kummer is on staff at a Southern Baptist Church in the midwest and blogs at SBC Voices. Ryan Couch is … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: 03:15:09: How the Left Perceives Evangelicals: Change? Really?

I rarely write about politics, but this "Riff" is a bit of an intersection between evangelicalism and the left-leaning media. Pam Chamberlain's piece on young Evangelicals shifting leftward first appeared in the proudly left … [Continue reading...]


Ignatius from travis hawkins on Vimeo. Just get a cold drink, sit back and watch all ten minutes. And if it seems totally straight to you, then you need to change churches. … [Continue reading...]

The Limbaughization of Evangelicals

(I usually don't cross post with the podcast, but this is an exception. If I've missed a great source on Rush's spiritual views, I welcome correction.) For several years, I was a devoted Rush Limbaugh listener. I rarely missed … [Continue reading...]

Postcards From My Spring Break

Yes, this past week was my spring break. That's why I had the time to do interviews, moderate comments, answer emails, etc. If all this had happened any other time, I'd have been at work or preparing sermons, etc. So "Thank You, … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #130

This week: Summary of the "Evangelical Collapse" story; Why all the hostility over the same post 7 years later?; The "Limbaughization" of Evangelicals. Our sponsors are: 60 Ways to Leave Your Mother...Alone. A comic by Michael … [Continue reading...]

The Coming Evangelical Collapse: A Statistical Review by Michael Bell

The Eclectic Christian, Michael Bell, is a long-time IM reader and commenter. He can also count all his digits, which puts him way past me when it comes to the statistical evaluation of the ARIS data and the Evangelical Collapse … [Continue reading...]

iMonk 101: Why Do They Hate Us?

One of the first big splashes this blog made was when this post (2002!) made it into the atheist blogosphere. I got about a hundred notes from atheists saying "Thanks." I've always agreed with what I wrote here, and I've always … [Continue reading...]