January 22, 2021

The God at work behind closed doors

• My Internet Monk career began with an interview about something that Michael Spencer was struggling with -- how Christians deal with death and dying. I wrote the following as an introduction when I edited and re-posted the … [Continue reading...]

Struggling with God in the Modern Times

Struggling with God in the Modern Times This BioLogos Forum encapsulates the issues I have tried to deal with during my time as a writer for InternetMonk. That time has drawn to a close as this will be my last post.  Forum … [Continue reading...]

The Coming Evangelical Collapse – Eleven Years In

On March 10, 2009, Michael Spencer penned these words in an opinion piece in the Christian Science Monitor: We are on the verge – within 10 years – of a major collapse of evangelical Christianity... Within two generations, … [Continue reading...]

Advent IV: Making a Cradle for Jesus

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Saturday Brunch, December 19, 2020

Well, friends, this is my final post at internet monk. A huge shout out to Chaplain Mike for allowing me to write, and to all of you for your kind comments and contributions over the years. Shower thoughts of the week: All … [Continue reading...]

Off into the Unknown

This is going to be my second last post on Internet Monk. My final contribution will come Monday when I will be returning to my first ever post: The Coming Evangelical Collapse - A Statistical Analysis. Today I wanted to close … [Continue reading...]

Dr. Fauci on his proudest moment from the pandemic so far — and the darkest

Dr. Fauci on his proudest moment from the pandemic so far — and the darkest I think it fitting to sum up this year commenting on the pandemic.  The pandemic and the election dominated the news, and probably most of our interest … [Continue reading...]

Michael Spencer’s Prophetic Words on Full Display

Michael Spencer's Prophetic Words Personified Read "What I Saw at the Jericho March," by Rod Dreher • Note from CM: During these last few weeks here at Internet Monk, I will be writing posts that focus on a few of the primary … [Continue reading...]

Love in Hard Places, Matthew 5:38-48

Matthew 5:38-48 38 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.’[h] 39 But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also. 40 And if … [Continue reading...]


The past couple of weeks I have started following the work of Scott Erickson. You can follow him on Instagram @scottthepainter. I particularly like what he had to say a few days ago about assumptions. He has graciously given me … [Continue reading...]