June 2, 2020

The Fearsome Pirate’s Ship Is No More

Frequently brilliant. Dependably provocative. Totally truthful. One of the best bloggers on the net, hands down. Infuriating. Frustrating. And, of course, a person who drove me back to the books and my Bible over and over again, … [Continue reading...]

Riffs: Driscoll on the Incarnation; Slice’s Perfect Pharisaism

FURTHER UPDATE: Piper and Driscoll exchange emails and affirmations. Next Week, Van Till will ask, "Was it a roaring debate, or a barking debate?" and I'll consider finding something else to do with all my free time. Challies … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #24: Interview with Noel Heikkinen and Dan Price

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #24 is the first installment of an interview with Riverview Church pastors Noel Heikkinen and Dan Price. They are part of an amazing church growth story going on in Lansing, Michigan. Enjoy the podcast … [Continue reading...]

A Persistent Irrationality by leif rigney

leif rigney, University English prof and original Internet Monk writer, penned a great essay on superstitous, irrational Christians. It's an older IM piece, but still funny, truthful and helpful. Put it in your Imonk 101 folder … [Continue reading...]

The Virtues of Education

Sometimes when I am interacting with other Christians, I'm overwhelmed with the feeling that I'm exchanging ideas with someone very, very different from myself in significant ways. I don't insist that people be like me, and I … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #23

Internet Monk Radio Podcast 23. Using movies as illustrations. The value of education. … [Continue reading...]

Reduced to Jesus

I get called a lot of names around the blogosphere. Everything from "pomo devil" to "respected blogger." (Now there's an oxymoron.) When you're a "cage phase" blogger (there goes another one) you write long posts defending … [Continue reading...]

Review: The Irresistable Revolution by Shane Claiborne

UPDATE: At The Margins has a page of Irresistable Revolution links, and some of them have lots of quotes. Trust me, folks, no one gave me this book, a check or a donut to write what I'm going to write in the next few … [Continue reading...]

Jesus + The Paperwork

You will have to forgive me. Being post-evangelical should mean that denominational follies no longer surprise me, but I guess I've just got a soft spot. I was imagining a conversation. Two college students, Bob and George, … [Continue reading...]

Internet Monk Radio Podcast #22

Throat problems slowed down this week's podcast, but here it is. A review of the eventful week. Preaching on 5 minutes notice. Laundering IM posts. Some blog announcements. Piper leaves broadcast radio for the net. … [Continue reading...]