December 11, 2018

Site Update: It’s been a battle, and we sustained a few losses

Note from CM: I've completed the process of migrating our site to a new hosting platform. I learned I'm a complete philistine when it comes to the behind-the-scenes workings of our site. I also learned that instructions … [Continue reading...]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: December 1, 2018

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: December 1, 2018 Welcome to December! In our family that means a lot of birthdays, anniversaries, and holiday celebrations. Of course, we'll be eating far more than our share, but that doesn't mean … [Continue reading...]

Excerpt from “Show Me the Path”

From Show Me Your Path: Cultivating a Life of Discernment By Michael Mercer (Chaplain Mike) • • • As we try to mark the path of wisdom and discernment, it is important to recognize that these qualities are not ends in … [Continue reading...]

Nature Red In Tooth and Claw?

Nature Red In Tooth and Claw? Are God and Nature then at strife, That Nature lends such evil dreams? So careful of the type she seems, So careless of the single life; That I, considering everywhere Her secret meaning in her … [Continue reading...]

Pete Enns: What Is The Bible? A Question Inerrancy Can’t Answer

What Is The Bible? A Question Inerrancy Can't Answer By Pete Enns I deeply respect Scripture, but I am not an inerrantist. I have several reasons for this, but it comes down to two things: The Bible as a whole (rather … [Continue reading...]

Sermon: Christ the King Sunday 2018

Sermon: Christ the King Sunday 2018 Then Pilate entered the headquarters again, summoned Jesus, and asked him, ‘Are you the King of the Jews?’ Jesus answered, ‘Do you ask this on your own, or did others tell you about me?’ Pilate … [Continue reading...]

Escaping the Wilderness – Some thoughts on Community

Escaping the Wilderness – Some thoughts on Community …it is our job as a church family to be there for you, to help as we might be able, to sympathize with your situation, to pray for you, to weep with you, to care for you. – … [Continue reading...]

Thanksgiving Homily 2018

Thanksgiving Homily 2018 Do not fear, O soil; be glad and rejoice, for the Lord has done great things! Do not fear, you animals of the field, for the pastures of the wilderness are green; the tree bears its fruit, the fig … [Continue reading...]

I’m Thankful for Travelin’ Shoes

Note from CM: It is Thanksgiving week in the U.S., and I'd like to take each day leading up to the holiday to share a few of the blessings I'm thankful for. I've decided this year to focus on some people and things that have had … [Continue reading...]

I’m Thankful for the Radio

Note from CM: It is Thanksgiving week in the U.S., and I'd like to take each day leading up to the holiday to share a few of the blessings I'm thankful for. I've decided this year to focus on some people and things that have had … [Continue reading...]