July 30, 2015

Recommendation and Review: Crazy For God by Frank Schaeffer

UPDATE: This reviewer totally gets it. Crazy for God is available at many bookstores. A really good review and the C-SPAN program link. I just closed the cover on the 400 pages of Crazy For God and I probably shouldn't be … [Continue reading...]

Observing Advent and Christmas: Thoughts for the Christian Family

Many of you are on the same journey our family has been on in regard to living out the Biblical story through the Christian year. It can be a challenge, to say the least. Denise and I did a mini-seminar today on Celebrating … [Continue reading...]

Coffee Cup Apologetics 29

Podcast 29. Discussing C.S. Lewis's Mere Christianity Part 10: What do you say about the Trinity (and other hard God questions?) The podcast website is Coffee Cup Apologetics. All the episodes of Coffee Cup Apologetics are … [Continue reading...]

Coffee Cup Apologetics 28

Podcast 28. Discussing C.S. Lewis's Mere Christianity Part 9: Are We Just Selling Maps? (I am reposting because of an iTunes miss on this podcast.) The podcast website is Coffee Cup Apologetics. All the episodes of Coffee … [Continue reading...]

Be A Sign

Denise and I were traveling to an unfamiliar church last night, and even with perfectly good directions and plenty of time, we got lost. So I stopped at McDonald's and asked for help. Asking for directions at McDonald's for a … [Continue reading...]

iMonk 101: I’m Not A Conservative Christian

iMonk 101 features essays from the IM archives. Well, I've been trying to post for over an hour. Wrote and dumped a new piece twice. Then this one went nuts. I think I'll go to bed. I'm Not A Conservative Christian A good … [Continue reading...]

The 2007 Advent Blog is Open

Every year some of the bloggers at the Boar's Head get together and sponsor the Advent Blog, "Come to Bethlehem and See." It opened up this week and I hope that IM readers will bookmark it, share it and stop in throughout the … [Continue reading...]

Recommendation: Beyond the Gates

Beyond The Gates (also known as Shooting Dogs) doesn't have the star power, script, skill or reviewer good will of Hotel Rwanda, but I found it to be far more affecting. If you can appreciate a movie about genocide, filmed on … [Continue reading...]

Standing on My Own Trap Door? or “I’ll Take My Christocentric Theology To Go, Thank You.”

Let it be presupposed that every good Christian is to be more ready to save his neighbor's proposition than to condemn it. If he cannot save it, let him inquire how he means it; and if he means it badly, let him correct him with … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: 11:29:07: Peter Chataway Interviews Phillip Pullman + Donahue warning

Want to know what Phillip Pullman himself has to say about the Golden Compass and his books that inspired the film? Christian film critic and blogger Peter Chataway interviews Phillip Pullman and asks all the questions you've been … [Continue reading...]