December 1, 2020

Another Look: Writers Roundtable on Halloween

Note from CM: In 2010, Jeff Dunn solicited responses from our IM writers on the subject of Halloween. We had a great discussion, and I thought it worthy of repeating this week. • • • Boo! Ok, so that didn’t scare you. Maybe this will. I have five of the six iMonk writers sitting around […]

Writers’ Roundtable—Salvation

There is a chill in the air, the leaves are falling, the days are shorter … and there is a sudden gathering of iMonks at my kitchen table. Somehow they think I have leftover Halloween candy. What a surprise for them to learn all I have are some Dum-Dums and Smarties, plus some floss the […]

Writers’ Roundtable: The Coming Collapse Of Evangelicalism

In January, 2009, Michael Spencer fired a shot across the bow of the evangelical church with a three part series, The Coming Collapse of Evangelicalism. (You can access all three parts here.) I have asked our iMonk writers to revisit these posts for today’s roundtable discussion. We are two-plus years removed from Michael’s predictions. Was […]

Writers’ Roundtable–Halloween Edition

Boo! Ok, so that didn’t scare you. Maybe this will. I have five of the six iMonk writers sitting around a table right now, and they all look very scary. And Adam hasn’t even put on his mask yet. We wanted to have some fun with this roundtable, but also touch on some serious issues. […]

Writers’ Roundtable Discussion Of Robert Capon’s Between Noon And Three

Editor’s note: Before you read this discussion of Robert Farrar Capon’s Between Noon and Three: Romance, Law, and the Outrage of Grace, I urge you to read, or re-read, Michael Spencer’s essay titled Our Problem With Grace. Michael and I talked often about how Christians struggle with the concept of receiving our salvation freely from […]

Writers’ Roundtable: To Kill a Mockingbird

Led by Chaplain Mike Welcome to our second Writers’ Roundtable. This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book, To Kill a Mockingbird, one of our greatest American novels. I thought it would be fun and enlightening to have our writers read TKAM again, and have a discussion about it. I, Chaplain […]

Writers’ Roundtable

We are introducing a new—and I hope, regular—feature today: the Writers’ Roundtable. I am so incredibly blessed to work with some of the best writers I know. Mike Bell. Lisa Dye. Adam Palmer. Damaris Zehner. Joe Spann. And, of course, Chaplain Mike. Honestly, these great friends put in many hours reading, researching, praying, and then […]