Resurrected Living
"What are you going to do with your new resurrected life? This is the heroic question." Richard Rohr

Archive for the ‘Christian Living’ Category

Becoming a Good Friend

July 17, 2014

“Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up!” (Eccl. 4:9-10) Everyone needs a friend. Friendship is a valuable thing. It is […]

What Kind of Person Do You Want to Become?

June 22, 2014

Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. And we all, with unveiled face, beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. For this comes from the Lord who is the Spirit. (2 Cor. […]

The Beauty of the Gospel

June 17, 2014

We are accustom to reading the Bible as truth, which it is, but if truth is the only thing we see then we are missing much of what the Bible has to offer. The Bible is also full of beauty. It reflects the glory we find in Jesus. To miss the beauty of Scripture is […]

Slow Church

June 16, 2014

Chris Smith and John Pattinson want to start a revolution, a slow church revolution, and I hope they succeed. What is slow church? A slow church is one that seeks to follow in the Way of Jesus day by day, even when doing so seems inconvenient or even impossible. A key part of our slowing […]

Dangerous Feelings

June 9, 2014

One of the first stories we find within the pages of scripture is a story about the dangers of anger. It is the story of Cain and Abel. This is the first of several stories within the book of Genesis about the conflict between brothers. Each of these stories highlights something different. The story of […]

The Spiritual Discipline of Secrecy

June 3, 2014

Here is a sermon on the spiritual discipline of secrecy and the importance of prayer based on Matthew 6:1-18.

The Power of Love

June 1, 2014

How do you define love? It might depend on who you ask. What kind of love are we talking about? Are we talking about the kind you read about in the latest Nicholas Sparks’ novel? Are we talking about that scene in your favorite romantic comedy that makes you feel all warm inside, or are […]

Let the Beat Drop: A Homily on Psalm 8

May 20, 2014

O Lord, our Sovereign,     how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens.     Out of the mouths of babes and infants you have founded a bulwark because of your foes,     to silence the enemy and the avenger. When I look at your heavens, the […]

The Cost of Motherhood

May 11, 2014

A sermon delivered at La Grange Church of Christ on May 11, 2014 (Mother’s Day) In The Cost of Discipleship Dietrich Bonhoeffer asked Christians to consider the cost of following Jesus. Before Mary ever considered the cost of following a Savior, she considered the cost of motherhood. Mary is one of the most important figures […]

Seeing With Eyes of Faith

May 8, 2014

“From now on, therefore, we regard no one according to the flesh. Even though we once regarded Christ according to the flesh, we regard him thus no longer. Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.” (2 Corinthians 5:16-17) When we become […]

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