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

Posts Tagged ‘Bonhoeffer

Mercy Now

March 7, 2021

“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.” (Matt. 5:7) “Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.” (Matt. 9:13) “[The merciful] share in other people’s need, debasement, and guilt. They have an irresistible love for the lowly, the sick, for those who are in misery, for those who are demeaned […]

Musings

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 […]

Grace is Not Cheap

February 14, 2013

Dietrich Bonhoeffer coined the term “cheap grace.” In his famous book The Cost of Discipleship he wrote the following, “Cheap grace is the grace we bestow on ourselves. Cheap grace is the preaching of forgiveness without requiring repentance, baptism without church discipline, communion without confession…. Cheap grace is grace without discipleship, grace without the cross, […]