Resurrected Living
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Posts Tagged ‘Christianity and Culture

The Problem With Politics

September 21, 2020

We are a staunchly divided nation. One of the reasons we find ourselves in the situation we are now in is because we have abandoned fairness and decency in the public square. Being a public servant is no longer about doing what is right. Long gone are the days of Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. […]

5 Ways the Church Survives in a Secular Age

September 15, 2020

We are living in what Charles Taylor calls a secular age. Many of the changes that have caused us to arrive at this point have happened slowly over 500 years. We often do not realize the extent to which we have embraced the secular. It is in the air we breathe. It is everywhere. We […]

5 Questions on Race Relations in America

June 3, 2020

Preaching From the Poets: Let’s Be Still

May 11, 2020

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.

Preaching From the Poets: Turn Off the News

March 27, 2020

In this new video series, I will be examining the theological message behind popular songs. This week I take a look at Turn Off the News (Build a Garden) by Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real.

Four Keys for Churches to Survive the 21st Century

March 1, 2020

We find ourselves in challenging times. Our culture is growing more and more secular. Christianity is shrinking in America. Many churches are in decline or are dying. Younger generations are leaving the faith. The fastest-growing group in America are the nones. These are people who claim no religious affiliation at all. We look around us […]

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 […]

Time

September 12, 2019

“So God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it God rested from all his work that he had done in creation.” (Genesis 2:3) The first thing God deems holy is time. He sets apart the Sabbath day as a time to rest and reflect on all that God has done. The […]

A Holy People

May 30, 2019

“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.” (Romans 12:2) One of the greatest challenges of being a Christian is living in a culture with many negative influences […]