April 7, 2020

The 42 Books Beside My Bed

I have a bookcase in my bedroom.  Unfortunately it is full.  So books that I am reading, have recently read, or hope to read, tend to get piled up next to my bed.  I did a bit of a tidy up recently and discovered much to my surprise that I had 42 books in, around, […]

Final Pre-Black Friday Specials! Hurry! Act Now! Operators Standing By!

Wow. I haven’t heard that much hype since the last Dallas Cowboys promo I watched—which was about fifteen minutes ago. Here we are in the home stretch of iMonk’s Black Friday specials, hoping to keep you home from the madness that begins in just a few hours. (By the way, yes, I will be a […]

The Best Christmas Music

How are you doing, iMonks? Is it time for seconds yet? By the way, you need to eat the green beans, not just the crunchy onion-like things on the top. We are continuing our pre-Black Friday specials in honor of the real “reason for the season”: Buy Buy Buy. And all from the comfort of […]

Tom Waits And Theology

Today is Thanksgiving, which means tomorrow is the greatest of all consumeristic holidays, Black Friday. It’s such a great day to some that they can’t wait to celebrate. Your neighbors and friends will be out in force starting at midnight to get great deals on stuff they really don’t need, like toaster ovens, foot massagers […]

A Conference I Recommend

By Chaplain Mike “…his reply has been, “My grace is enough for you: for where there is weakness, my power is shown the more completely.” Therefore, I have cheerfully made up my mind to be proud of my weaknesses, because they mean a deeper experience of the power of Christ. I can even enjoy weaknesses, […]

Mockingbird Conference

By Chaplain Mike Just a note to encourage those of you in the New York City area, or who may want to travel to NYC for a good conference. The 2011 Mockingbird Conference, sponsored by our good friends over at the Mockingbird blog, will be held March 31-April 2 at St. George’s Church. The theme […]

Christianity’s Forgotten Man

Allow me to relate two recent incidents as a way of introduction to this book review. The first was on a recent Sunday morning in a church associated with a popular Christian movement (they do not want to be called a “denomination”) located in the midwest. The man who preached is a well-known missionary, a […]

My Five Favorite Non-Fiction Titles

You can put down your Sunday Times Book Review section now. I have your reading list for the next several months right here. Like my list of my five favorite fiction titles, I am going to start off with some honorable mentions. And there is one book in the top five you are going to […]

My Five Favorite Novels

Ok, so I am answering a question you didn’t ask. For some reason I think you want to know this anyway. You have been sitting there thinking, What is Jeff Dunn’s favorite fiction title of all time? What else would he recommend? And if you haven’t been thinking that, now you are. So I am […]

The Store Is Open

You will notice a new ad on our home page. If you didn’t notice it, please take time to notice it now. There. Nice, isn’t it? We are happy to announce the opening of iMonkPublishing, a new part of the Internet Monk community. This is a place where you can buy books that we recommend […]