July 13, 2020

Michael On Today’s “Steve Brown, Etc.” Program

I had the great honor of being the guest on today's Steve Brown, Etc. Program. Steve is a real hero of mine, and if we ever got together in real life, we'd need lawyers and bail money. Here's a link to today's program. Enjoy it … [Continue reading...]

Twenty Myths That Keep Christians From Discussing Abortion

I've had very few posts on abortion in this space, and there's a reason for that. You can't have a reasonable discussion most of the time. Everything devolves into a rhetorical, emotional conflict that resembles professional … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #86

Steve Brown Interview. Read Eugene Peterson. Eugene Peterson Books at Regent College. His books at Eerdmans. Peterson interview. Steve Brown, etc. … [Continue reading...]

iMonk 101: Jesus = Salvation

I haven't talked about Robert Capon in a while, so here's a visit to one of my favorite past IM posts: "Jesus = Salvation." I say this all the time in teaching and preaching. It's been very helpful to me and hopefully to others. … [Continue reading...]

Enroll in “The Theology Program” (Online Version) Next Week

I don't plug schools or teaching ministries in this space, and I don't promote what I'm not convinced represents the values of this audience just because I get some free materials. If I tell you it's worth your time and money, it … [Continue reading...]

Recommendation and Review: The Second Chance, A Film By Steve Taylor

Peter Chataway has a great interview with Steve Taylor at his site. Every year during Martin Luther King, Jr. week I try to show a film that raises issues of racial reconciliation. Last year, one of my teacher friends, Jim … [Continue reading...]

12 Churches, 12 Calvinists: My Response

Over at Frank Turk’s blog, he has something of a motto up on the sidebar. It’s a phrase his pastor offered in a comment thread sometime in the past. Here it is: The Gospel is the solution to culture. I’ve often wanted to … [Continue reading...]

12 Churches, 12 Calvinists

How about a little thought experiment? No hidden agenda; just a way to explore the contention that certain things make all the difference. Imagine for a moment 12 Baptist churches (that may be enough for some of you right … [Continue reading...]

Coffee Cup Apologetics 33

Podcast 33 A classic objection: "Jesus, Yes; the Church No." The podcast website is Coffee Cup Apologetics. All the episodes of Coffee Cup Apologetics are now on iTunes. Go to iTunes and search for “Apologetics.” … [Continue reading...]

Sermon: What Disciples See

I preached at First Presbyterian Church in London, Kentucky again today. I took the lectionary text (John 1:29-42) and followed it down a bit further (-51) so I could not just talk about Jesus calling disciples, but about … [Continue reading...]