Visit the Internet Monk Archives

20 Years of Internet Monk For twenty years, Michael Spencer, Chaplain Mike and a number of other writers described and discussed the post-evangelical life, seeking a Jesus-shaped spirituality, and inviting all and sundry to have important conversations in the Great Hall. The conversation at this site has come to an end, but you can stillContinue reading “Visit the Internet Monk Archives”

Conversation is Difficult — Let’s Do Better

Conversation is Difficult — Let’s Do Better In his book Disagreeing Virtuously, Olli-Pekka Vainio names three specific virtues that keep communities in conversation even when they disagree: open-mindedness, humility, and courage. • C. Christopher Smith. How the Body of Christ Talks • • • I’ve been getting more criticism lately about the moderation of ourContinue reading “Conversation is Difficult — Let’s Do Better”

Site Update: It’s been a battle, and we sustained a few losses

Note from CM: I’ve completed the process of migrating our site to a new hosting platform. I learned I’m a complete philistine when it comes to the behind-the-scenes workings of our site. I also learned that instructions could be clearer for the process, especially for imbeciles like me. We lost several days of comments inContinue reading “Site Update: It’s been a battle, and we sustained a few losses”

Site Update: Conversations in the Great Hall

This morning, we introduce our new Internet Monk banner. We’ve been having a little trouble with the code the past day or two, so I’ve included the art in today’s post while we work on it. The banner at the top of the post will appear during the daytime hours and the one at the end willContinue reading “Site Update: Conversations in the Great Hall”