October 21, 2014

DVC Madness Revisited: James Cameron Announces the End of Christianity

UPDATE: The best single resource to respond to this is William Lane Craig's work on the "Empty Tomb" tradition. It's summarized very well in this essay. UPDATE II: Much fuller details in this news story. And the Discovery … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #47

Start of a series on Romans 15:1-7; fear. … [Continue reading...]

Thoughts on Weekly Communion

In June of last year, I began taking the Lord's Supper weekly. I'd like to write about what this has meant to me, and to the community of worshipping Christians that I lead. My Southern Baptist tradition has been de-emphasizing … [Continue reading...]

Honor to Whom Honor Is Due: Dr. Timothy George

Dr. Timothy George gave a presentation at Union University last week called "Is Jesus A Baptist?" (It was renamed. Ignore the title.) The entire talk is a compelling and outstanding exploration of what Baptists are facing in the … [Continue reading...]

Thoughts For a Young Poet

That's not Clay. Sorry. I have a son who is showing signs of being a poet. He may be a teacher or a writer, but as of today, his most evident gifts are poetic. Everyone who has read or heard his work has been impressed. I’m not … [Continue reading...]

That Music You Hear: Rhodes

The music you hear on this week's podcast (in and out, not the segment bumpers) is by Daniel Whittington's new band, Rhodes. Their CD, Half a Mind to Stay is available at CD baby and I would encourage all of the IM audience to … [Continue reading...]

Tim Hardaway and the Sin We Love To Hate

UPDATE: Michael Medved regularly reminds me of the difference Jesus makes in how I look at a cultural issue and how a Jewish conservative looks at the same issue. Law by Moses. Grace and Truth by Jesus. "You know, I hate gay … [Continue reading...]

Evangelical Anxieties 6: Culture

Christians always live in a culture. Sometimes that culture has been, in some way, a “Christian” culture. In most instances, Christians have existed in a culture that did not share an appreciation or endorsement of their … [Continue reading...]

We Need Both

Here's a thought I never had before, and maybe it will bring a bit of clarity to this debate over what I've written about the Bible. Cent's good pastor, Tad Thompson, points out a typical conservative SBC criticism of … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #46

Trying to teach my classes on Valentine's Day; Friends on the journey; What traditional musicians can do; A bit o' laughter. … [Continue reading...]