August 12, 2020

My Issues with Evangelicalism

By Chaplain Mike NOTE: You can read an earlier statement on this subject, called, “My Post-Evangelical Wilderness,” here. IM has been long known for its pointed critiques of evangelicalism. In less than a month, Michael Spencer’s book, Mere Churchianity, will be released, and I guarantee it will make a huge splash in this ongoing conversation. […]

Helping the Spiritually Helpless

By Chaplain Mike Last week I visited a family in a common hospice situation. The patient was non-responsive and near death. The patient’s daughter, though saddened by the impending loss of her father, was even more concerned about his spiritual welfare. He had lived most of his life saying he was an unbeliever. He’d had […]

Follow Up: The Most Basic Question (And how the chaplain blew it)

By Chaplain Mike The other evening, we posted an Open Mic discussion based on a situation I faced in my ministry. Here is a recap of the experience I described: It is a rare conversation that cuts right to the heart of the matter. It happened to me the other day. I was visiting a […]

iMonk Classic: On Christless Preaching

This weekend, as we mourn Michael Spencer’s passing, thank God for the hope of eternal life, and comfort one another in our time of loss, IM will feature classic posts from the Internet Monk. On Christless Preaching: The Arrival of Preaching that Doesn’t Mention Jesus at All Is this a joke? I’ve just heard yet […]