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

Archive for April 2020

The Lord’s Supper in the Time of COVID-19

April 30, 2020

“When it was evening, he reclined at table with the twelve.” (Matthew 26:20) As churches contemplate returning to worship services in their buildings, one issue that will need to be addressed is how to do communion. We may never pass a tray or plate again in worship. The idea of making changes to communion because […]

Should Christians Wear Masks?

April 29, 2020

What if my state or local government requires me to wear a mask? “Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur […]

5 Guidelines for Church Leadership Meetings in the Midst of a Pandemic

April 28, 2020

As states begin to ease shelter-in-place regulations and open up, churches are going to have to decide how best to move forward. This will likely lead to some tense meetings since there are many opinions on what to do next. In many places, federal, state, and local governments do not even agree. Some states have […]

Corona and Conspiracies

April 14, 2020

The recent pandemic coupled with sheltering-in-place has led some to surmise about all kinds of conspiracy theories. Contemplating unfounded theories from the comfort of our home might be an innocent exercise if it were not for our ability to broadcast them to the world. Private speculations have become public proclamations and this has led many […]

Preaching From the Poets: Sam Stone

April 4, 2020

This week, I look at the theological message behind Sam Stone by John Prine and why this song and others like it can help reconnect us with an important Biblical practice.