February 12, 2016

The IMonk Spends Five Hours With Scott Hahn: The Full Report

UPDATE: OK. Here we go again. I'm not putting up with it this time. You want to respond respectfully, great. But anything less than calm and reasonable isn't going to make it. If you don't know about my wrestlings with … [Continue reading...]

Recommendation and Review: Looking For God by Nancy Ortberg

Looking for God is a collection of personal and topical essays by Nancy Ortberg, loosely themed around the idea of rethinking/rediscovering God through Jesus. Each essay has a central theme, a Biblical center, good questions … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: The Biggest Story in Southern Baptist News (and did you even hear it?)

SBC President Frank Page is one in a million. He's a truth-teller who understands what's actually going on in his denomination. Don't get me wrong. My denomination does love its statistics, but they seldom- never?- go all the … [Continue reading...]

Sabbatical Journal Week 2: The Road Home and Back Again

Home is an interesting concept. I have a "home" in western Kentucky, but I feel like a stranger there. I enjoyed visiting this week, but I really am like a man from another time and place. I have a "home" in eastern … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #98

Sabbatical Week 2, Catholics make nice places to pray, Friendship and the God journey, a great book recommendation. You all need to buy "The Gospel for Those Broken by the Church" and more Reformation theology gifts from New … [Continue reading...]

Recommendation and Review: My Beautiful Idol by Pete Gall

Matthew 6:31 "So don't worry about these things, saying, 'What will we eat? What will we drink? What will we wear?' 32 These things dominate the thoughts of unbelievers, but your heavenly Father already knows all your needs. 33 … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: A Meme On What You Can’t Say Around Christians

(Thanks to all of you who are already supporting Jesus Shaped Spirituality, or JSS.) We probably need a new category around here: "Words As I Ride Into The Sunset." Catholic blogger extraordinaire Amy Welborn has been … [Continue reading...]

Jesus Shaped Spirituality Has A Home (temporarily)

UPDATE: The new post at JSS is "God is Jesus." I have started blogging at Jesus Shaped Spirituality or JesusShaped.wordpress.com. The actual domain JesusShaped.com won't be up for a while, so this is my temporary home. If … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #97

Movie talk, C.S. Lewis off limits, To those who feel it's not working. You all need to buy "The Gospel for Those Broken by the Church" and more Reformation theology gifts from New Reformation Press. … [Continue reading...]

Missional Street Cred: The Conversation Continues

Somewhere between Mark Driscoll, David Fitch, Bill Kinnon and Jared Wilson there's a discussion about the validity of missional/emerging church claims to know what they are doing/talking about....which I'm not part of, but one of … [Continue reading...]