January 18, 2020

Riffs: 06:16:07: Alastair Roberts on “The Denominational Church”

Let me begin by thanking God for Alastair Roberts, his clarity in writing and his heart for the Church and Gospel of Jesus. Alastair has a post at Adversaria called "The Denominational Church" that is, in a phrase, … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #63

Elvis CD. Defending "The Baptist Way" series. Foxhole ecumenism. Am I still a post-evangelical? Oh calm down. Internet Monk Radio is on iTunes Podcasts for free. Search for Monk and ignore all other claims to monkishness that … [Continue reading...]

The Baptist Way: A Hopeful Look Forward to Reformation/Renewal in the Southern Baptist Convention

SBC Outpost has long been the leader of SBC blogs. I read with sadness today that SBC Outpost is leaving the blogosphere. This post is in honor of Marty and what he modeled and accomplished with that blog. God bless him and his … [Continue reading...]

Worshiping the Missional God

I've been thinking about how much we can know about God. In particularly, how does a deeply missional God work the knowledge of himself into a life like mine? The "pomo warning light" is now on at TR Blogwatch Central, but I'm … [Continue reading...]

Coffee Cup Apologetics 10

Five limitations of apologetics. Coffee Cup Apologetics now has its own website: ccapologetics.wordpress.com Can someone help me get this onto iTunes? … [Continue reading...]

“Come to Me”: God’s Invitation

Matthew 11:28 Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. John 7:37 On the last day of the feast, the great day, Jesus stood up and cried out, “If anyone thirsts, let him come to me and drink. … [Continue reading...]

A Moment of Refreshment and Exaltation: Jesus is Our Mediator

I Timothy 2:5 For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus... It is the simplest of verses, but its truth creates worship, rejoicing and exaltation in me every time I think about … [Continue reading...]

iMonk 101: Out of Business With God

Early on in my blogging career, I encountered some of the ideas of N.T. Wright and a strong dose of the theology of Robert Capon. It's safe to say that both "saved me" in a way that I need to revisit frequently. Here's an early … [Continue reading...]

The Baptist Way/iMonk 101: Walls That Won’t Fall: Basics for the Local Church

In January of 2006, I wrote an essay covering what I believe about the local church: "Walls That Won't Fall: Basics for the Local Church." I'm very happy with this piece, because it covers a lot of things that I believe the Bible … [Continue reading...]

Recommendation and Review: A High View of Scripture? by Craig D. Allert

Craig Allert's A High View of Scripture? sets out to convince the reader that most of what evangelicals have said about the subject of canonization amounts to anachronism, a purposeful ignorance of the role of the church and a … [Continue reading...]