The God at work behind closed doors

• My Internet Monk career began with an interview about something that Michael Spencer was struggling with — how Christians deal with death and dying. I wrote the following as an introduction when I edited and re-posted the original article in 2011. On November 17, 2009, I wrote my first post for Internet Monk. Actually,Continue reading “The God at work behind closed doors”

Struggling with God in the Modern Times

Struggling with God in the Modern Times This BioLogos Forum encapsulates the issues I have tried to deal with during my time as a writer for InternetMonk. That time has drawn to a close as this will be my last post.  Forum poster, Sam B, writes: Hey all. Recently I have been dealing with someContinue reading “Struggling with God in the Modern Times”

The Coming Evangelical Collapse – Eleven Years In

On March 10, 2009, Michael Spencer penned these words in an opinion piece in the Christian Science Monitor: We are on the verge – within 10 years – of a major collapse of evangelical Christianity… Within two generations, evangelicalism will be a house deserted of half its occupants. With that, a firestorm erupted. The storyContinue reading “The Coming Evangelical Collapse – Eleven Years In”

Saturday Brunch, December 19, 2020

Well, friends, this is my final post at internet monk. A huge shout out to Chaplain Mike for allowing me to write, and to all of you for your kind comments and contributions over the years. Shower thoughts of the week: All numbers are closer to 0 then they are to infinity. The truest exampleContinue reading “Saturday Brunch, December 19, 2020”

Dr. Fauci on his proudest moment from the pandemic so far — and the darkest

Dr. Fauci on his proudest moment from the pandemic so far — and the darkest I think it fitting to sum up this year commenting on the pandemic.  The pandemic and the election dominated the news, and probably most of our interest this strange and trying year.  I’ve already commented last post about what IContinue reading “Dr. Fauci on his proudest moment from the pandemic so far — and the darkest”

Michael Spencer’s Prophetic Words on Full Display

Michael Spencer’s Prophetic Words Personified Read “What I Saw at the Jericho March,” by Rod Dreher • Note from CM: During these last few weeks here at Internet Monk, I will be writing posts that focus on a few of the primary themes we’ve focused on over the years, giving my latest thoughts and perspectivesContinue reading “Michael Spencer’s Prophetic Words on Full Display”

Love in Hard Places, Matthew 5:38-48

Matthew 5:38-48 38 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.’[h] 39 But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also. 40 And if anyone wants to sue you and take your shirt, hand over your coatContinue reading “Love in Hard Places, Matthew 5:38-48”