December 12, 2019

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #64

Books. Idolatry of the iPhone. Harry Potter and the Imagination. Quote from Hodge. Internet Monk Radio is on iTunes Podcasts for free. Search for Monk and ignore all other claims to monkishness that appear. Charles Hodge … [Continue reading...]

On Harry Potter and Wicca: A Helpful Letter

Harry Potter will be much discussed soon as both the book and the next movie appear in July. IM lurker Brian sent me this letter in response to a BHT post linking an anti-Harry Potter "ministry." Brian discusses the claim of a … [Continue reading...]

iMonk 101: Jesus + The Paperwork

Here's a fairly recent post on the subject of closed communion: Jesus + The Paperwork. Yeah, it's pretty blunt. I don't know if I would write it this way now, but my mind hasn't changed. In fact, with Alastair's help, I feel even … [Continue reading...]

Coffee Cup Apologetics 12

"Why do you believe the Bible is true?" Coffee Cup Apologetics now has its own website: Let me make this plainer. I am way too dense to get myself onto iTunes. I need total help. … [Continue reading...]

Recommendation and Review: Evangelicals and Tradition by D.H. Williams

My list of must-read books for post-evangelicals is short. Newly added at the top of the list: Evangelicals and Tradition: The Formative Influence of the Early Church by Baylor University professor of patristics and Baptist … [Continue reading...]

Recommendation and Review: What is a Healthy Church? by Mark Dever

Some of you need to buy this book: What is a Healthy Church? by Mark Dever. You need to buy it and start some trouble with it. Here's the deal. Your pastor is caught up in whole church-growth, seeker-sensitive movement, and … [Continue reading...]

I like the Prayer List

When I returned to worshiping at the SBC church down the street, one of the things I wasn't looking forward to was the "open prayer request" time I'd experienced there in the past. My previous experiences left me with memories of … [Continue reading...]

“You Need To Smile More.”

Every day this summer school term, around 9:30 in the morning, I drive two blocks to the post office during a ten minute break from class. I get my mail, which often involves retrieving a package from the postal employee at the … [Continue reading...]

Interview with Peter Matthews, Pastor of Saint Patrick’s Anglican Church, Lexington, Kentucky

Peter Matthews was raised Methodist, ministered as a Baptist pastor for ten years and now pastors a vibrant growing Anglican Mission in America congregation in Lexington, Kentucky. When it comes to evangelicalism and liturgical … [Continue reading...]

The Baptist Way: Discerning the Fullness of Christ in the Lord’s Supper (3)

Exodus 12:13 13 The blood shall be a sign for you, on the houses where you are. And when I see the blood, I will pass over you, and no plague will befall you to destroy you, when I strike the land of Egypt. Ex. 12:14 “This … [Continue reading...]