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

Archive for the ‘Jesus’ Category

Who Is Jesus?

May 11, 2021

Who is Jesus? This is the most important question a person can answer. How we answer this question will determine the kind of life we live. It will determine who we become and the eternal outcome of our lives. Is Jesus someone I can ignore?  Is he someone I only think about once or twice […]

Finding Contentment

April 6, 2021

“Not that I am speaking of being in need, for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content. I know how to be brought low, and I know how to abound. In any and every circumstance, I have learned the secret of facing plenty and hunger, abundance and need. I can do […]

A Hope That Changes Everything

April 1, 2021

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.” (1 Peter 1:3) “But even if you should suffer for righteousness’ sake, you will be blessed. Have no […]

Always Choose Christ

March 26, 2021

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.” (Gal. 5:22-23) “From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so. Does a spring pour forth from the same opening both fresh and salt […]

Life Isn’t Fair, and We Shouldn’t Expect It to Be

February 3, 2021

People want life to be fair, but as Christians, we cannot expect this. Life is not fair for Christians because we are to do good while others do bad. We are to tell the truth even if others lie. We are to love while others hate. We are to seek peace as those around us […]

Freedom in Christ

January 15, 2020

“But even Titus, who was with me, was not forced to be circumcised, though he was a Greek.” (Galatians 2:3) It would be easy for a modern reader to skip over a verse like this one. Circumcision is not a religious issue today. This seems to be a particular problem among 1st-century churches. Why should […]

Thoughts on JESUS IS KING by Kanye West

October 28, 2019

Your response to Kanye West’s new album says more about you than it does about Kanye. It is not as surprising as people think that Kanye has made an explicitly Christian album. Hip hop probably includes more references to God, Jesus, and Christianity than any other modern genre of music. Kanye has rapped about his […]

7 Ways to Be Like Jesus Today

September 25, 2019

Real Life

March 19, 2019

In the temptation of Jesus, Satan entices Jesus with bread after he has been fasting in the wilderness for forty days. Jesus replies, “One does not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.” This is an important reminder for all of us. Life is more than the […]

Joy to the World: A Christmas Homily

December 22, 2018

I want to invite you to remember what it was like to be a child on Christmas morning. Think back to waking up and being filled with excitement and wonder, rushing into the living room where the tree was lit and decorated and surrounded by presents, opening gifts in the presence of your family, and […]