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

Archive for November 2015

On Controversies

November 30, 2015

“It has long been my experience that the most nourishing spiritual food is not found so much in the controversial literature as in the devotional literature of the church.” Hughes Oliphant Old Controversies fill our history books. Controversies get people excited. People like to gossip about the latest controversies whether they are religious, political, or […]

The Good News of a Dead Man

November 13, 2015

Now when Mary came to where Jesus was and saw him, she fell at his feet, saying to him, “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.” When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who had come with her also weeping, he was deeply moved in his spirit and greatly […]

Being a Christian in a Global Community

November 9, 2015

We live in a world that is much smaller than it used to be. Things like satellites and the internet have made global communications simple and easy. We can now communicate with someone halfway around the world on our cell phone. We receive news from other countries as it is happening. We belong to online […]

Reading the Bible In Context

November 5, 2015

Some friends of mine used to play a game called, “Quotes out of context.” It was a comical game where you took a snippet of what someone said and made them look silly or foolish. It’s quite easy to do. When you quote someone out of context, you can make them say almost anything. One […]

Waiting on the Dawn

November 2, 2015

“It’s always darkest before the dawn.” Florence and the Machine “By the tender mercy of our God, the dawn from on high will break upon us, to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death.” (Luke 1:78-79) When we are young, we have a certain idea about how the […]