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

Archive for September 2015

Depreston

September 30, 2015

Each year, I try and make at least one taping of Austin City Limits. I have seen some great acts over the years (Fleet Foxes, Punch Brothers, Future Islands, and Joanna Newsom). This year I was fortunate enough to see Courtney Barnett. She is an up and coming musician from Australia. She plays a brand […]

The Purpose of Practices

September 10, 2015

In the most famous sermon Jesus ever preached, he repeats several phrases over and over again. One of those phrases is “when you”. He says things like “when you give to the needy” (Matt. 6:2), “when you pray” (6:5, 7), and “when you fast” (6:16). Jesus assumes that we will have incorporated these practices and […]

Tempted and Tried

September 3, 2015

Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion,     which cannot be moved, but abides forever. As the mountains surround Jerusalem,     so the Lord surrounds his people,     from this time forth and forevermore. For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest     on the land allotted to the righteous, lest the righteous stretch out     their […]