October 15, 2019

Dinner With The Kids: Thoughts on Successful Parenting

UPDATE: My wife, Denise, has added a post on how talking played a major role in turning out great kid. The two most important determining factors in raising well-adjusted children are if they have religious training and if the … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #57

Site news, book reviews, Robert Webber, the IM banner, What evangelical kids think. IM Radio is on iTunes. Search for Monk and ignore the other guy. … [Continue reading...]

Coffee Cup Apologetics 4: What is my one reason for being a Christian?

I answer a listener criticism, and suggest how to answer "What is the one reason you are a Christian?" Coffee Cup Apologetics now has its own website: ccapologetics.wordpress.com … [Continue reading...]

Review: Static by Ron Martoia

Books that translate the insights of N.T. Wright into the language of non-scholars are proliferating. Ron Martoia's Static joins that conversation with one of the most readable books you'll find on the intersection of recent New … [Continue reading...]

Review: The Gospel According to Starbucks by Leonard Sweet

I finally read a book by Leonard Sweet. That's a pretty big deal for me, as this was something like the fifth one I've started, failing to finish -or even get three chapters done in- the other four. Sweet is a futurist, … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: 4:30:07: Daily Sex With Pastor Mark

UPDATE: TSK goes through the rumor mill and separates fact from fiction from bullxxxt. (If I was in Seattle I could say that.) I listened to Mark Driscoll's "Banned Video" presentation, wrote two posts, scraped both, and then … [Continue reading...]

Robert Webber is Gone

UPDATE: Trevin Wax has an interview with Dr. Webber. UPDATE 2: David Fitch has a personal tribute. The tireless reclaimer of the Great Tradition and the man who gave post-evangelicalism meaning for thousands of us, is gone … [Continue reading...]

Coffee Cup Apologetics 3: How can you believe in the Christian God when there is so much evil? (Part 1)

Here is the third in the Coffee Cup Apologetics series: Answering the question "How can you believe in the Christian God when there is so much evil? (Part 1)" Coffee Cup Apologetics now has its own website: … [Continue reading...]

Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation: How Generational Insights Have Gone Overboard

Nothing has been more common in the various debates regarding the future of evangelicalism than the prevalence of generational characteristics put forward as absolute law. In fact, the word "generation," a good Bible word that … [Continue reading...]

Four Questions: Steve Sensenig on Worship and Music

Steve Sensenig is a blogger (theologicalmusingsblog.com) and contributor to many good blog discussions. He's also a musician who has served in various capacities in several different ministries in a wide range of styles from very … [Continue reading...]