May 6, 2016

Isaiah Six Reviews The Baptist Hymnal 2008

I am very interested in hymnals as the best conservators of a broad, deep and diverse selection of worship music for the church today. A good hymnal is a post-evangelical's friend. The Baptist Hymnal (also called The Worship … [Continue reading...]

Don’t Give Up On Grace

Lots of times, there's something I want to write about, but it's just too close to the real world where I live and work, so I have to find a way to not put something out here that's going to get me in more trouble than I've … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #108

More on covenant church membership, and thoughts on post-evangelicalism and evangelism (Don't forget it). Check out my other blog at Jesus Shaped Spirituality. Our sponsor, New Reformation Press. Music by Rhodes and Randy … [Continue reading...]

“It Seems the Joy of the Lord Isn’t Your Strength” (An iMonk 101 Post)

Yes, that's one of the comments I've received via e-mail regarding the official iMonk photograph. (And- at least in my experience- it's always a woman. Why is that? Does maternal instinct want to see baby smile?) I've been … [Continue reading...]

The Church Membership Question: Interview with Dr. Nathan Finn

It's a genuine honor to have Dr. Nathan Finn, Assistant Professor of Church History at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, as my guest today at Dr. Finn is one of the new academic voices in SBC life … [Continue reading...]

A Response to “From Wheaton To Rome” at Jesus Creed

Scot Mcknight has a new book out called Finding Faith, Losing Faith: Stories of Conversion and Apostasy. It's an interesting discussion of the reasons people deconvert and convert, both in and out of their own traditions. The … [Continue reading...]

Interview: Dr. David Powlison on “Reading the Bible For Personal Application”

In their ongoing series of previews of the ESV Study Bible Crossway has posted online a 10-page PDF containing 5 of the 50 articles that will be in the back of the Study Bible.. This section is on “Reading the Bible” … [Continue reading...]

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Nate Spencer, Where Are You?

Nate Spencer: You have my last name. You are in education. You are in the mountains. You read books that I like and listen to music that I love. And if that wasn't creepy enough, you are writing some of the best stuff in the … [Continue reading...]

Surprising Encouragement

Just a couple of stories about the grace that's all around us, that appears in small ways, and might appear more often if we prayed and took notice of where Jesus said the Kingdom appears. I. On Thursday, almost everyone I … [Continue reading...]