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

Archive for November 2011

The Evolution of the Vampire: How Twilight is Ruining the Vampire Genre

November 22, 2011

“Thus we are ministers of God’s own wish: that the world, and men for whom His Son die, will not be given over to monsters, whose very existence would defame Him.” Van Helsing “Edward in the sunlight was shocking.  I couldn’t get used to it, though I’d been staring at him all afternoon.  His skin…literally […]

Some Thoughts on a Tragedy

November 18, 2011

I had been looking forward to this day all week.  This is the day when my Alma Mater takes on Iowa State and moves one game closer to the national championship.  Now that we are within an hour of the game beginning all of that seems to matter very little.  I was awaken this morning […]

N.T. Wright on Jesus

November 11, 2011

Achtung Baby

November 11, 2011

“It’s no secret that the stars are falling from the sky It’s no secret that our world is in darkness tonight” U2 “Exercising their God-given freedom to disobey God, first the woman and then the man overreached their grasp and overstepped their boundaries by stealing fruit from the one tree God had reserved for himself, […]

When Up is Down and Down is Up

November 10, 2011

I believe that most human beings are rational individuals, but we can sometimes attach ourselves to things which cause us to make irrational decisions.  This occurs all the time.  It does not even have to be a bad thing.  It could be something as good as our family, country, or school.  We should feel loyalty […]

Dictionary of Christian Spirituality

November 3, 2011

I recently received the Dictionary of Christianity Spirituality in the mail, published by Zondervan and edited by Glen G. Scorgie.  I must admit that most people don’t salivate or get excited when they receive a new dictionary or encyclopedia in the mail, as most preachers and scholars do.  This book is a wonderful new addition […]