Our Evening Prayers … for iMonk

Sad news today posted at iMonk’s blog by Chaplain Mike. Our prayers are with him, with Denise and family, and all those who know and love Michael Spencer. Chaplain Mike received this update from Denise Spencer today. It is with a heavy heart that I bring my latest update on Michael. We have learned that [Read More...]

Hey, Glenn Beck, Listen to Jesus

Glenn Beck has now urged folks to get up and leave their church if the church website mentions “social” or “economic” justice.  Here are his words: I’m begging you, your right to religion and freedom to exercise religion and read all of the passages of the Bible as you want to read them and as [Read More...]

Eugene Peterson: Practice Resurrection 5

Eugene Peterson, in his new book, Practice Resurrection: A Conversation on Growing Up in Christ  explores the significance of the Ascension for the Church. Ephesians 4: 4:7 But to each one of us grace was given according to the measure of the gift of Christ. 4:8 Therefore it says, “When he ascended on high he captured captives; he gave gifts to men.” 4:9 Now [Read More...]

What Role Naturalism? 1 (RJS)

After our rather spirited discussions of Intelligent Design over the last couple of months  I think it would be useful to consider the concept of methodological naturalism, both its purpose and its limits. Although there are technical philosophical definitions that vary somewhat – on a practical level methodological naturalism is the underlying principle in modern [Read More...]

After You Believe 1

This is our first post in a new series on Tom Wright’s newest book, and today I want to settle on his central question and his central answer.  The central question Tom Wright asks in his new book, a book that belongs with Simply Christian: Why Christianity Makes Sense and Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, [Read More...]


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