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

Archive for August 2013

Musings

August 10, 2013

Scot McKnight’s Thoughts on Baptism Scot McKnight published an interesting post this week on the subject of baptism. In it he examines the importance of baptism in the early church and points out passages in the Bible that connect baptism to repentance and forgiveness. He writes, The early church carried on this practice — it […]

A Prayer by Nikolai Velimirovic

August 8, 2013

Bless my enemies, O Lord. Even I bless them and do not curse them. Enemies have driven me into your embrace more than friends have. Friends have bound me to earth, enemies have loosed me from earth and have demolished all my aspirations in the world. Enemies have made me a stranger in worldly realms…Just as a hunted […]

Strange Gods

August 7, 2013

There have been several recent books published on the subject of idolatry, so I did not know what to expect when I began Elizabeth Scalia’s new book Strange Gods. Would she merely echo what others have written? Would she present any new insights on this age old problem? Would this be a book I would […]

A Woman’s Point of View

August 5, 2013

On any given Sunday the preacher stands before the congregation and delivers a sermon to a mixed audience of both males and females. In many congregations, females outnumber males. It is important that preachers understand the makeup of the congregation they are a part of. Who is the congregation? What is their background? What ethnicities […]

Musings

August 2, 2013

After taking the month of July off from Musings it is now back. Here is your weekly dose of links and other things I have found interesting this week. Hauerwas on War and Politics Stanley Hauerwas, one of America’s greatest theologians, is never dull. Some may view his statements as controversial, but Hauerwas is always […]