Michael talks about the new website design of Internet Monk. While that website no longer exists there is a ton of stuff archived at imonk.blog.
He talks about what his upcoming book will be about. That is available. Click here to learn more about Mere Churchianity.
Why do evangelicals bring their Bibles to church? Perhaps that’s an odd question for some of you but those with Lutheran or other liturgical backgrounds may wonder. That’s the big topic of today’s podcast.
Reminder: Internet Monk is archived at imonk.blog. It can always be found in the right-hand sidebar.
There is a lack of information on why the disciples followed Jesus. When Jesus appeared on the scene, the Kingdom was at hand. He had his foot in the door, so to speak. The disciples made an immediate response because they recognized the Kingdom was moving.
Update on stormy weather in southeastern Kentucky. Michael can’t remember what he ate for lunch. Summer school students are not interested in learning anything.
Fathers Day weekend. 1) recommendation for Andrew Peach The Demise of Fatherhood on First Things.One of the biggest problems we are facing is the unwillingness of men to be fathers. 2) Michael discusses the problems with his relationship with his own father and the eventual resolution of some those.
Q1: Is evangelicalism child abuse? Q2: Should evangelicals apologize?
Trevin Wax interview with Danny Akin, who is still the president of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. Akin put together a plan for the Great Commission Resurgence. His observations on the state of the SBC and the need to engage younger leaders is very relevant today.
I have not listened to this one yet. Back in 2009 Michael wrote “This week: a few stories from Advance 09. Friendship. Answers to the ‘Too God-Centered’ Objection.”
Note: this is the third episode in a row he has identified on the air as #142. When he posted it to Internet Monk it was labeled 143. (I listened to the first minute just to make the audio file uploaded correctly.)
Introduction bits and pieces: Maise is a bushland terrier. Facebook, Twitter, and what is low information action ratio? Critique of Mark Driscoll (keeping in mind this was recorded in 2009, Driscoll did not resign from Mars Hill until 2014.)
Longer discussion of celibacy in Roman Catholicism and evangelical married life. Father Alberto Cutié did in fact become an Episcopal priest.