October 27, 2020

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: October 17, 2020

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: October 17, 2020 • • • Cartoon of the week • Wise word of the week...from Richard Rohr Over centuries, we became very used to equating evil with individual “sins” and we lost a sense of … [Continue reading...]

Reconsider Jesus – The Compassionate One (Mark 1:29-45)

Reconsider Jesus - A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark A devotional commentary by Michael Spencer Compiled and Edited by: Michael Bell Table of Contents The Compassionate One 29 And immediately he left the … [Continue reading...]

Another Former Creation Museum Staffer Speaks Out About Ken Ham’s Toxic Empire

Another Former Creation Museum Staffer Speaks Out About Ken Ham’s Toxic Empire The Friendly Atheist writes: Last summer, a former employee of the Creation Museum, Ariella Duran, explained the “toxic culture” of that work … [Continue reading...]

under a fallen wall

under a fallen wall what you do after you hit the wall and then the wall falls on you you gather your strength what’s left and begin digging out but it’s fits and starts choke on dust pause, rub wounds take a moment you … [Continue reading...]

A Beauty Before Death

I walked through a graveyard on an October morn, and worshipped as I wandered. For the slant light illumined the rainbow of trees, each aflame with the beauty of God. I stood speechless before so many burning bushes. But … [Continue reading...]

Reconsider Jesus – The Exorcist (Mark 1:21-28)

Reconsider Jesus - A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark A devotional commentary by Michael Spencer Compiled and Edited by: Michael Bell Table of Contents The Exorcist 21 They went to Capernaum, and when the Sabbath … [Continue reading...]

walk among the autumn trees

Dead leaves, and the nourishment they store, remind us that there's beauty and life to be found in disorder and decay. • Laura Poppick, What Happens to All the Dead Leaves a friend from my past who i saw at a reunion someone … [Continue reading...]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: October 10, 2020 – Open Mic Edition

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: October 10, 2020 - Open Mic Edition Well, fellow brunchers, your chaplain is weary this weekend after covering for his colleague whose been on vacation and taking care of his own patients as well. I … [Continue reading...]

Have I Ever?

I thought we would have a little fun today. This is quite the list, eh? My Father saw it online and sent it to me, because he thought it sounded so much like me. He didn't realize that I was the one who had posted it in the first … [Continue reading...]

Food for Thought Part 2: When Invasive Species Become the Meal

Food for Thought Part 2: When Invasive Species Become the Meal The red lionfish in its home hunting grounds of the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean was just a fish among fish, a known enemy that the smarter, smaller creatures … [Continue reading...]