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Archive for the ‘Resources’ Category

A Brief Overview of Colossians

May 26, 2013

Paul’s letter to the Colossians is a letter written from prison (4:3) to a church he had never visited (2:1). The congregation’s leader and possible founder, Epaphras, (1:7) is now with Paul (4:12). Paul has learned of some problems the church is facing and he writes this letter to encourage them and guide them on […]

Resurrected Living iPhone App

April 4, 2013

I am happy to announce that you can now download the new Resurrected Living iPhone app from iTunes. This app will allow you to read all the posts from Resurrected Living without opening Safari. You can also save posts and read them while you are offline. The app features more content than is found on […]


March 7, 2013

Follow People Who Make You Better There are certain people I enjoy following on social media. These individuals often post and share things that encourage and inspire me to be a better Christian. Two of these individuals are Bob Goff and Jeff Jenkins. Bob Goff may be the most encouraging and inspiring person on the […]


March 1, 2013

Here are some links, resources, stories, etc. that I have found helpful. A Preacher Goes to Sunday School Check out this great post from my friend Shane Alexander entitled Teaching Children at Church. It is an interesting read about a minister who decides to give up his regular adult Bible class and teach the younger […]

The Return of the Prodigal Son

August 25, 2012

I recently posted a list of resources for ministers who plan on preaching or teaching from the gospel of Luke. You can see that list here. Another book I would like to recommend is The Return of the Prodigal Son by Henri J.M. Nouwen. It is one of the best things written on the story […]

Resources for Luke

June 26, 2012

For the past year I have been researching the gospel of Luke. In that time period I have taken a graduate course, taught an adult Bible class, and prepared a meditation schedule all on the gospel of Luke. I am also in the middle of preaching through the entire gospel of Luke. I do not […]

Quotes and Resources on Story

June 7, 2012

“Tell someone to do something and you change their life – for a day; tell someone a story and you can change their life.” N.T. Wright “…stories are important to people, politics, and education. Stories are how people make sense of themselves and their worlds. In young children’s spontaneous stories that they act out as […]

On the Web

May 20, 2012

Here are a few things I posted or wrote recently that are now on the web somewhere else. The Faith Village blog recently posted two of my articles. Tips for Young Minsters Tips for Christians Who Use Social Networks My review of Jonathan Merritt’s A Faith of Our Own was posted at the Englewood Review […]

Englewood Review of Books

May 17, 2012

If you are like me you read a lot of books, but you still find there are more books than you can read. How does one choose the right books to read and skip the other ones? There are a couple of things I do. I read books by authors I know and like. I […]

Good Grief

April 20, 2012

Grief is a part of life. Every person will deal with it sooner or later. Grief can arise from losing a loved one or being diagnosed with cancer, but it can also be the result of losing a job or a dream not being fulfilled. Every church should have a plan for dealing with grief. […]