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

Archive for March 2012


March 28, 2012

One of the biggest threats to Christianity is politics. Far too many Christians make decisions, not based on the Bible, but based on their political affiliation. Of course, this is never admitted, even though it is easily recognizable. A person will baptize their political beliefs to make it sound like they are basing their position […]

Beauty in Art

March 19, 2012

In this video film critic, Jeffrey Overstreet, reflects on beauty and revelation in art. He reminds us that true art is something we remember, talk about, and think about. He also warns us against some of the dangers we face in our current culture, including sensationalism, which he believes replaces reflection.  

How the Parables of Jesus Inform Art Making

March 19, 2012

The Sermon as Art

March 19, 2012

What is art? Art is given several definitions in Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, including “the conscious use of skill and creative imagination.” According to art is “the quality, production, expression, or realm, according to aesthetic principles, of what is beautiful, appealing, or of more than ordinary┬ásignificance.” I would define art as both beauty and truth. […]

Blue Like Jazz at SXSW

March 14, 2012

Last night my wife and I were lucky enough to get to see the world premier of Blue Like Jazz at SXSW. When we arrived 45 minutes early to the screening the line was already starting to wrap around the block. We had purchased advanced tickets to the screening, but that still didn’t guarantee us […]