July 22, 2017

Pic Gallery: Along the Cincinnati Riverfront

A Picture Gallery: Along the Cincinnati Riverfront This past weekend, we got some much needed respite with a quick trip over to southern Ohio. On Saturday, we saw Paul Simon in concert, and then Sunday spent some leisurely … [Continue reading...]

Trinity Sunday: Pic & Cantata of the Week

(Click on picture for larger image) • • • Bach's cantata BWV 194, Höchsterwünschtes Freudenfest (O greatly longed-for feast of joy), written to mark the dedication of a new organ in Leipzig on November 2, 1723, is a forty minute … [Continue reading...]

The IM Saturday Brunch: 6/10/17 – Cincinnati Edition

THE INTERNET MONK SATURDAY BRUNCH ”It is talk-compelling. It puts you in a good temper, it makes you satisfied with yourself and your fellow beings, it sweeps away the worries and cobwebs of the week.” Photo by Ted at … [Continue reading...]

Friday with Michael & Damaris: Pentecost

Pentecost The room is still; the hearth is cold and dark. A rancid smell of ashes fills the air. The candles stand neglected. Windows stare Like blinded eyes unlit by any spark. How dead this place – no life has left its … [Continue reading...]

Minds, Brains, Souls, and Gods: A Conversation of Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience – Part 5, Chapter 6: But Is It All in the Brain? – The Emergence of Social Neuroscience and Chapter 7: But What About the Soul?

Minds, Brains, Souls, and Gods: A Conversation of Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience – Part 5, Chapter 6: But Is It All in the Brain? - The Emergence of Social Neuroscience and Chapter 7: But What About the Soul? • • • We … [Continue reading...]

Jesus Poured Out the Spirit — So What? (3)

Note from CM: This week, on Monday through Wednesday, we are focusing on the meaning of Pentecost and the coming of the Spirit. Last week, we spoke about the Ascension and presented it as the climax and culmination of the gospel … [Continue reading...]

Jesus Poured Out the Spirit — So What? (2)

Note from CM: This week, on Monday through Wednesday, we are focusing on the meaning of Pentecost and the coming of the Spirit. Last week, we spoke about the Ascension and presented it as the climax and culmination of the gospel … [Continue reading...]

Jesus Poured Out the Spirit — So What? (1)

Note from CM: This week, on Monday through Wednesday, I'd like to focus on the meaning of Pentecost and the coming of the Spirit. Last week, we spoke about the Ascension and presented it as the climax and culmination of the gospel … [Continue reading...]

Pentecost: Cantata & Pic of the Week

(Click on picture for larger image) • • • Today is the great Christian feast of Pentecost, commemorating King Jesus pouring out the Holy Spirit upon his people. In honor of this great event in salvation history, we present … [Continue reading...]

The IM Saturday Brunch, June 3, 2017

THE INTERNET MONK SATURDAY BRUNCH ”It is talk-compelling. It puts you in a good temper, it makes you satisfied with yourself and your fellow beings, it sweeps away the worries and cobwebs of the week.” A new survey by the Pew … [Continue reading...]