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

Archive for November 2009

It’s a Beautiful Day

November 23, 2009

To the majority of Americans, each day seems the same. We get up, go to work, come home, and then do it all over again. Life seems monotonous. Solomon, in the book of Ecclesiastes explains how it is easy to get caught up in the circle of life (Eccl. 1:3-9). Solomon describes how life can […]

Who is a False Teacher?

November 18, 2009

Some may look at this question and think the answer is simple. They may believe a false teacher is anyone who teaches something false, but I believe the answer is more complicated. Our English term, false teacher, implies there is something false about the teacher. This could refer to any number of things (teaching, character, […]

Philosophy of Ministry pt. 1

November 10, 2009

I think a philosophy of ministry should start simple and expand.  Perhaps the best description of what I believe ministry should be comes from Cornel West.  He once said, “You can’t lead the people if you don’t love the people.  You can’t save the people if you won’t serve the people.”  This plain and simple […]

Yearning to be Reunited

November 10, 2009

Yesterday, I had to leave my family and go to Cleveland for my sister-in-law’s surgery.  From time to time my work or some other situation will cause me to be separated from my wife and my son.  When I leave my family I long to be back with them while we are apart.  While I […]


November 10, 2009

I believe the book of 1 Peter has great relevance for us today.  It was written to a group of Christians who needed to know how to be Christ-like in a pagan world.  This book provides us with answers on how to respond to culture (1:13-16), government (2:13-17), critics (2:12), fellow Christians (4:8-11), etc.  Although […]