July 16, 2020

Archives for May 2008

Sabbatical Journal Week 2: The Road Home and Back Again

Home is an interesting concept. I have a “home” in western Kentucky, but I feel like a stranger there. I enjoyed visiting this week, but I really am like a man from another time and place. I have a “home” in eastern Kentucky, but it’s very fragile. A few bumps in the road and difficulties, […]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #98

Sabbatical Week 2, Catholics make nice places to pray, Friendship and the God journey, a great book recommendation. You all need to buy “The Gospel for Those Broken by the Church” and more Reformation theology gifts from New Reformation Press.

Recommendation and Review: My Beautiful Idol by Pete Gall

Matthew 6:31 “So don’t worry about these things, saying, ‘What will we eat? What will we drink? What will we wear?’ 32 These things dominate the thoughts of unbelievers, but your heavenly Father already knows all your needs. 33 Seek the Kingdom of God* above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you […]

Riffs: A Meme On What You Can’t Say Around Christians

(Thanks to all of you who are already supporting Jesus Shaped Spirituality, or JSS.) We probably need a new category around here: “Words As I Ride Into The Sunset.” Catholic blogger extraordinaire Amy Welborn has been studying me for a couple of years now, and she knows what’s red meat to my post evangelical soul. […]

Jesus Shaped Spirituality Has A Home (temporarily)

UPDATE: The new post at JSS is “God is Jesus.” I have started blogging at Jesus Shaped Spirituality or JesusShaped.wordpress.com. The actual domain JesusShaped.com won’t be up for a while, so this is my temporary home. If you are an IM reader, PLEASE help me make this transition. Tell others. Update your RSS feed. Stop […]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #97

Movie talk, C.S. Lewis off limits, To those who feel it’s not working. You all need to buy “The Gospel for Those Broken by the Church” and more Reformation theology gifts from New Reformation Press.

Missional Street Cred: The Conversation Continues

Somewhere between Mark Driscoll, David Fitch, Bill Kinnon and Jared Wilson there’s a discussion about the validity of missional/emerging church claims to know what they are doing/talking about….which I’m not part of, but one of them asks for my thoughts. Big mistake 🙂 (OK….it was Kinnon.) First, my own missional cred. My community has professing […]

The Jonah 4 Club

Here’s a useful question for me right now. (Maybe it will be useful to you, or maybe not.) Can you find places in scripture where someone had to drastically revise their idea of God in order to know and follow the true God? If so, why and how? I’m not asking for places where people […]

A Must Have Book on Jesus

Because you have a real life, maybe you can only read one book about Jesus scholarship this year. What’s it going to be? I love N.T. Wright’s Jesus and The Victory of God, but unless you are used to scholarly exegesis and discussion, you need something aimed more at the non-academic, but not short-changing you […]

Sabbatical Journal + Book Recommendation for my Offended Readers

I’m completing my first week of sabbatical here in lovely Louisville, Kentucky. I want to thank all of you who made suggestions of things to do. I’ve visited many places that you recommended. I’ve stayed at the Legacy Center on the Campus of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Accommodations are outstanding. Great bookstore, coffee shop, […]