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

Archive for July 2013

Thy Will be Done

July 26, 2013

The Lord’s Prayer (Matt. 6:9-13) is the central part of the Sermon on the Mount. It is located right in the middle of this amazing sermon, but more than this it seems to capture the gist of everything Jesus is saying. It is the heart of His message. The things within the prayer are related […]

David Lipscomb’s Theology of the Kingdom

July 22, 2013

On November 13, 1862 David Lipscomb met with Tolbert Fanning, E. G. Sewell, R. B. Trimble and several other men to discuss how Christians should respond to the Civil War. What came out of that meeting was a letter written by Fanning but containing the beliefs of all the men present.(1) The letter was addressed to “his excellency […]

Best Films of 2013, So Far

July 10, 2013

2013 has been a somewhat disappointing year for film up to this point. There have been some great films, but there have been many more that just fall short. I was unable to come up with 10 films that I feel confident of applying the label “best of.” On the positive side there are some […]

Ready to Worship

July 3, 2013

The people of God have been engaging in the act of worship for thousands of years. Long before there were mega-churches and multi-site campuses, communities of believers came together to worship the Almighty. Recently there has been a trend in worship that creates a distinction between people on stage who are actively engaged in worship, […]

The Power of the Spoken Word in Preaching

July 1, 2013

Thomas Oden noted that in contemporary church culture, pastoral care and preaching is often disjoined, though in the past this was not the case (Oden, 28). In particular, the ministry of the Word through preaching and catechesis played a very important role in the development of the church and the care of souls. It should […]