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

Archive for September 2010

Restoring Community

September 30, 2010

We were created in the image of God to live in community just as God does (Father, Son, Holy Spirit).  We are born with a yearning for community and we keep this with us for a little while, but for many the yearning fades.  This happens for several reasons.  The world tells us we can […]

Stanley Hauerwas on the Importance of Presence

September 29, 2010

In the News

September 28, 2010

Churches Find Empty Pews at Sunday Evening Services This is a trend that has been affecting churches for several years and it doesn’t seem like it will reverse itself anytime soon. Down Syndrome Football Player Scores TD in Washington Game Great Story!!!  I wish there were more news stories like this one. Shape-Note Singing Lives […]


September 28, 2010

If you have not seen Catfish, then you may not want to read this review.  Catfish is one of those movies that is better experienced the less you know about it.  The marketing for the film uses this and only lets you in on part of the story promising a twist towards the end.  Catfish […]

Permission to Speak Freely

September 28, 2010

I just finished Anne Jackson’s Permission to Speak Freely.  On the front cover the book is described as “essays and art on fear, confession, and grace.”  I think that is accurate.  In the book Anne Jackson tells her story and reflects on how it has affected her and the roads it has led her down. […]

Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down

September 25, 2010

Who Am I

September 24, 2010

Who Am I By Dietrich Bonhoeffer Who am I?  They often tell me I would step from my cell’s confinement Calmy, cheerfully, firmly, Like a squire from his country house. Who am I?  They often tell me I would talk to my warders Freely and friendly and clearly, as though it were mine to command. […]

The Best of Times or The Worst of Times

September 24, 2010

When posed with those two choices I’m afraid many would choose the worst of times.  That may be a reasonable choice if you are not a Christian, although I’m not sure it would hold up when we compare our time to other times in history, nevertheless the argument could be made.  If one is a […]

Contemplating Television

September 21, 2010

Recently I got rid of my cable.  Now I am left with no way of watching television.  I still own a TV and I have plenty of movies, but I am giving up television.  I know what you are probably thinking.  You think I’m one of those crazy fundamentalists who believes anyone who watches TV […]

The Least Among You

September 20, 2010

The Least Among You is a true story about Richard Kelly, a young African-American man, who enters seminary in 1965 to discover he is the only person of color there.  He is encouraged by the president to break the racial barriers, but he finds no support from professors and his roommate is the only student […]