January 27, 2020

The “I’m Looking For A Good Church” Project

UPDATE II: Some of your comments are getting dumped by spam filters for multiple links. I can sort through the trash if I have time and you let me know. ALSO some of you “Need a Church” folk need to check back in the discussion. You’ve been answered. I get a constant stream of letters […]

Meet The Evangelical Untouchables

Michael Patton is the director of Reclaiming the Mind Ministries and is one of the teachers on The Theology Program. Tony Kummer is on staff at a Southern Baptist Church in the midwest and blogs at SBC Voices. Ryan Couch is a Calvary Chapel pastor in Oregon, and blogs at Small Town Preacher. Kirk Cowell […]

iMonk at Christian Science Monitor + Podcast Icon

A 1500 word version of “The Coming Evangelical Collapse” is now up at the online version of the Christian Science Monitor and will be in the print edition later this week. Thanks to the good folks at CSM for this opportunity. Also, there is now an icon on the sidebar for a direct subscription to […]

Just the Facts, Ma’am

Every so often, it seems like a good idea to get the basic facts about your Internet Monk straight. I do this mainly for the sake of commenters and others who sometimes make factual errors. I’m often stunned at the weird things people believe and say about me, what I do and what is my […]

#12 Church Blog? Me? Thanks

Church Relevance Blog listed me as the #12 blog read on a list of 120 popular “Church” blogs. Thanks!

Alan Creech Rosaries: Great Gift Idea

Alan Creech is a good friend of this web site and is the Roman Catholic Liturgical Gangsta. He’s started a small home business project making hand-crafted, Franciscan, single decade rosaries. You can see them all- five varieties- right here. Alan will work out the details of ordering and payment with you via email at his […]

More Links and News: A New Sponsor and Bill Kinnon Unedited

We have a new sponsor here at IM, Zaccheus Press. Zaccheus is a small publisher of books by Catholic authors. Their emphasis is on high quality books by authors with real insight into spiritual formation in the Catholic tradition. But the featured book right now is an amazing memoir of ministry by a Catholic priest […]

Jesus Shaped Spirituality Continues Studying the Gospel of Mark

I’m now up to five Bible studies on the Gospel of Mark at Jesus Shaped Spirituality. Stop over and add these studies to your resources on the first Gospel or recommend them to a new Christian. I’ll be posting about one a week.

iTunes Problem Returns +Advent Blog Now Open

After reinstalling OS X and two days of problem free operation, iTunes is now crashing again after one bounce of the icon on the dock. Get info works and I’ve done nothing to the computer in the last two days. So if anyone can give me any advice on fixing it, I’m all ears. (I’ve […]

Miscellaneous: Family News, Christmas and More

We received some wonderful news today. Our son, Clay, and his longtime friend/recent girlfriend Taylor Claypool, are engaged to be married in December of next year. We love both our kids and they have brought us so much happiness by finding spouses who are Christians and wonderful additions to our extended family.