February 18, 2020

Archives for May 2008

A Special Offer to IM Readers and Friends from Jason Boyett

Jason Boyett is an outstanding author of helpful, practical, humorous books, several of which have been published by Relevant books. He’s a regular writer at Relevant Magazine, a guest blogger at the BHT and a friend of this web site. He’s got a great deal for those of you who could use his well-written, informative […]

Sabbatical Journal 3: Some Goals

Sabbatical begins a week from tomorrow. Here are some of my goals. (Goals will vary from week to week depending on where I am. Some weeks- like my week at Wheaton- most of my time is scheduled.) 1. Prayer from Celebrating Common Prayer in the morning and the evening. 2. Extended Scripture reading with meditation […]

Two Questions on Jesus and Scripture

Two questions that are crucial to anyone studying and teaching scripture in a Jesus-shaped, Jesus centered way: What would I have thought if I were there when Jesus taught, did miracles, engaged in conversations, meals, etc.? What do the same events and words mean now that I have the entire Bible to bring all of […]

Sabbatical Journal: What’s to do in Louisville?

Sabbatical begins in 9 days. I’ll be spending May 19-23 in Louisville (and some more time later in the summer.) I know most of Louisville pretty well, but I’m always looking for something new and different to do. Do you know of anything unusual in Louisville I should check out? Coffee shops (with or without […]

The iMonk on Steve Brown, Etc: MP3 Now Available

Here’s my latest interview on Steve Brown, Etc. I really enjoyed doing the program. Thanks to Steve and Eric for the opportunity to talk about a very difficult issue. You can subscribe to SBE (and several other Steve Brown projects) at iTunes. I’m no longer on The Catholic Guy program, btw. Gotta update that bio.

The Jesus Shaped Question: Can We Know What Jesus Was Like?

Who is the most Christlike person you know? I live and work in a Christian community with approximately 150 other staff members who serve in our ministry. We live close together and see each other almost every day. Even with occasional breaks and vacations, we still spend far more time together than the Christians in […]

Coffee Cup Apologetics 41

Podcast 41 A letter from a Muslim student. The podcast website is Coffee Cup Apologetics. All the episodes of Coffee Cup Apologetics are now on iTunes. Go to iTunes and search for “Apologetics.”

The Jesus-Shaped Question: What Was Jesus Like?

Mark 3:20 Then he went home, and the crowd gathered again, so that they could not even eat. 21 And when his family heard it, they went out to seize him, for they were saying, “He is out of his mind.”….Mark 3:31 And his mother and his brothers came, and standing outside they sent to […]

REPOST: Coffee Cup Apologetics 40

Podcast 40 Is Richard Dawkins the best atheism can do? (A review of “The God Delusion Debate” DVD.)

My Worship Gatherings Need A Cool, Hip, Emerging Name

It’s time for audience participation. At the school where I work, we have two weekend worship gatherings. These used to be led by a local church, and so we called them “church.” We have daily “chapel” in the same worship space. These two worship gatherings need a cool, hip, emerging name. Like “Element.” 🙂 Gathering […]