July 17, 2019

God’s Good Earth: The Case for an Unfallen Creation, by Jon Garvey, Chapter 4 – When “Very Good” Isn’t Good Enough

God’s Good Earth: The Case for an Unfallen Creation, by Jon Garvey Chapter 4 – When “Very Good” Isn’t Good Enough We will continue our review of God’s Good Earth: The Case for an Unfallen Creation, by Jon Garvey.  Today is … [Continue reading...]

Bring Out the Millstones

At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, ‘Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?’ He called a child, whom he put among them, and said, ‘Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like children, you will never … [Continue reading...]

Another Look: Just in case you were wondering, I love the Bible

Just in case you were wondering, I love the Bible. I learned this from my life in evangelicalism. One key characteristic of evangelical Christianity is its commitment to the Bible as God’s Word. The evangelical (and “soft” … [Continue reading...]

N.T. Wright on The Authority of the Bible

N.T. Wright on The Authority of the Bible Most heirs of the Reformation, not least evangelicals, take if for granted that we are to give scripture the primary place and that everything else has to be lined up in relation to … [Continue reading...]

Fr. Stephen Freeman: On Praying for Everyone (in heaven and hell!)

Fr. Stephen Freeman: On Praying for Everyone (in heaven and hell!) At his fine blog, Glory to God for All Things, Fr. Freeman makes some important remarks to those of us who are of Protestant or Catholic faith on matters … [Continue reading...]

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: June 22, 2019 (Church Edition)

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: June 22, 2019 Church Edition • • Church and the Autistic... “As a Christian, I believe that worship is primarily intended to glorify God,” he wrote, “and may have misinterpreted your … [Continue reading...]

Another Look: This is about the second turning

Hi, my name is Mike, and I am a recovering separatist. [Hi, Mike!] It all started when I trusted Christ at the end of my senior year in high school. Conversion (which I now more thoughtfully consider a "spiritual … [Continue reading...]

God’s Good Earth: The Case for an Unfallen Creation, by Jon Garvey, Chapter 3 – Other Red Herrings

God’s Good Earth: The Case for an Unfallen Creation, by Jon Garvey Chapter 3 – Other Red Herrings We will continue our review of God’s Good Earth: The Case for an Unfallen Creation, by Jon Garvey.  Today is Chapter 3 – Other Red … [Continue reading...]

Damaris’s New Blog and Her Invitation: Come Join Me!

Come Join Me! by Damaris Zehner When Chaplain Mike first took over Internet Monk from Michael Spencer, I wrote something every week. I enjoyed sharing ideas and being pushed to write regularly. In fact, I enjoyed it so much … [Continue reading...]

Another Look: Drawn to the Religionless

Another Look: Drawn to the Religionless I often ask myself why a “Christian instinct” often draws me more to the religionless people than to the religious, by which I don’t in the least mean with any evangelizing intention, but, … [Continue reading...]