January 17, 2018

Evolution: Scripture and Nature say Yes!  Chapter 8- The Religious Evolution of Darwin

Evolution: Scripture and Nature Say Yes! Chapter 8- The Religious Evolution of Darwin By Denis O. Lamoureux In this chapter Denis strives to rehabilitate Darwin’s popular image as the atheist of atheists.  After all, … [Continue reading...]

iMonk Classic: The Unlikely Outrage of the Gospel of Light

  Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Let your reasonableness be known to everyone. The Lord is at hand; do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let … [Continue reading...]

The Advent Question

The Advent Question Therefore we believe, teach, and confess that the congregation of God of every place and every time has, according to its circumstances, the good right, power, and authority [in matters truly adiaphora] to … [Continue reading...]

Advent I Sermon: Jesus’ “In-between” Coming

Mark 13:24-38 ‘But in those days, after that suffering, the sun will be darkened, and the moon will not give its light, and the stars will be falling from heaven, and the powers in the heavens will be shaken. Then they will … [Continue reading...]

What Child is This? (Advent Meditation)

Note from CM: During Advent, I have asked some of our wonderful iMonk writers to share meditations on seasonal themes each Sunday. We begin with Pastor Dan today. I am grateful for each of these friends and gifted people, and know … [Continue reading...]

The Saturday Monks Brunch: Dec. 2, 2017

MONKS HAVING BRUNCH! Tomorrow, we begin a brand, spanking new church year. This calls for champagne! For mimosas! For blintzes! For cinnamon rolls! For brie! That's right -- this calls for monks to come together and have … [Continue reading...]

A Thought at the End of Ordinary Time

• • • A Thought at the End of Ordinary Time from Wendell Berry I know I am getting old and I say so, but I don't think of myself as an old man. I think of myself as a young man with unforeseen debilities. Time is … [Continue reading...]

Evolution: Scripture and Nature say Yes!  Chapter 7- Galileo and God’s Two Books

Evolution: Scripture and Nature Say Yes! Chapter 7: Galileo and God’s Two Books By Denis O. Lamoureux The story of the Galileo affair has become the primary symbol of the popular understanding of the relationship between … [Continue reading...]

Another Look: Overrated — Expressing My Opinion

The irony is not lost on this author. In this post I will share my opinion, stating my opinion that sharing opinions is overrated. And I will publish it on a blog dedicated to giving people a forum for sharing their … [Continue reading...]

Another Look: The Essential Practice of Praying the Psalms

The Essential Practice of Praying the Psalms It seems to me that there are some essential practices that attend our faith as Christians. By saying that, I do not wish to imply, or get into an argument about, whether they … [Continue reading...]