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”

My long slow journey away from Evangelicalism

A little over 10 years ago I started writing for Internet Monk. If you had asked me at that point if I was an Evangelical I would have answered with an enthusiastic “Yes!” Well, actually it would have been a qualified yes, because one of the tenets of the Evangelical movement was “Inerrancy”. I reallyContinue reading “My long slow journey away from Evangelicalism”

Gospelish – By C J Fitz – An Internet Monk Review

The past couple of weeks I have been hanging out musically at the intersection of country and folk. It is not a place I have been known to frequent, but the artistry of C J Fritz is persuading me that this might be a part of town that I want to visit more often. SoContinue reading “Gospelish – By C J Fitz – An Internet Monk Review”

What is an Evangelical?

I have been hanging around Internet Monk for about thirteen years now, and writing for it for almost as long. This has been a journey for me, and part of the at journey has been a movement away from Evangelicalism. Like many of our readers, it has been a journey into a “Post-Evangelical Wilderness.” ThereContinue reading “What is an Evangelical?”

Another Look: Elder Qualifications – Difficulties in Translation and Interpretation

This was a favourite of mine from February 2014. All the original comments were lost. So we have a chance to have a brand new disussion. I have been having a wonderful experience leading a small group through the Sermon on the Mount.  We got side tracked a couple of weeks ago when we startedContinue reading “Another Look: Elder Qualifications – Difficulties in Translation and Interpretation”

Reconsider Jesus – Lord of the Sabbath (Mark 2:23-28)

Reconsider Jesus – A fresh look at Jesus from the Gospel of Mark A devotional commentary by Michael Spencer Compiled and Edited by: Michael Bell Table of Contents An update from Mike: This brings us to the end of Mark chapter two. I have a fair bit of work that I need to do onContinue reading “Reconsider Jesus – Lord of the Sabbath (Mark 2:23-28)”

Covid-19 Myths: What about Sweden? (Part 1)

Today I want to start looking at a few Covid-19 myths that have been endlessly repeated about Sweden. They go something like this: 1. Sweden did just fine when they decided to keep things open. 2. Sweden was able to save their economy. 3. We can be like Sweden, protect the vulnerable, and let theContinue reading “Covid-19 Myths: What about Sweden? (Part 1)”