January 16, 2018

The SBC Resolution on Alcohol: A Matter of Shame

Phil. 1:20 as it is my eager expectation and hope that I will not be at all ashamed, but that with full courage now as always Christ will be honored in my body, whether by life or by death. 2Tim. 2:15 Do your best to present … [Continue reading...]

Have Southern Baptists Turned A Page?

In what may be the SBC's most significant political development in more than twenty years, convention messengers broke the insider hold on the powerful office of President and elected an outsider with no national connections, … [Continue reading...]

Review: Pocket Guide To The Bible by Jason Boyett

UPDATE: Jason is guestblogging at the BHT June 12-16. My White Castles have yet to arrive. A few years ago our family encountered The Reduced Shakespeare Company's "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged," a two … [Continue reading...]

Pentecost: The Third Great Day

Act 2:1-8 When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place. (2) And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. (3) And … [Continue reading...]

Alastair and Joe Thorn: On Liturgy and a Church for All of Us

One of the most frustrating conversations I have with my evangelical friends is explaining my strong feelings about the value and importance of using an intentional, Biblical liturgy as the major content of worship as opposed to … [Continue reading...]

The iMonk/Centuri0n Interview: Part 4

Question 1 Question 2 Question 3 Question 4 Question 5 Question 6 Question 7 8. How did the Purpose Driven Life phenomenon change Christian publishing? I don't think it did, really. You might think that naive, but … [Continue reading...]

William Lane Craig-Bart Ehrman Debate on the Resurrection of Jesus

I don't usually pass along single links as posts, but I am sure that many of the IM audience will want to read, save and/or print this transcript of the William Lane Craig- Bart Ehrman Debate. It's impressive in many ways: scope, … [Continue reading...]

More on The Gospel and Appalachia

Noel and Ryan's wedding is this weekend, so blogging may be light for a while. In the meantime, Denise has written a good essay at her web site: Take A Rest. Many of you liked the essays I did on "The Gospel and … [Continue reading...]

Divorce, Remarriage and the Gospel 7: Paul

Divorce, Remarriage and the Gospel 1 Divorce, Remarriage and the Gospel 2: A Map For the Road Divorce, Remarriage and the Gospel 3: One More Question Divorce, Remarriage and the Gospel 4: The Law and The Prophets Divorce, … [Continue reading...]

Divorce, Remarriage and the Gospel 6: More Jesus

Divorce, Remarriage and the Gospel 1 Divorce, Remarriage and the Gospel 2: A Map For the Road Divorce, Remarriage and the Gospel 3: One More Question Divorce, Remarriage and the Gospel 4: The Law and The Prophets Divorce, … [Continue reading...]