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

Posts Tagged ‘Church

What Small Town Churches Have to Offer

March 1, 2019

Well I was born in a small town And I live in a small town Probably die in a small town Oh, those small communities – John Mellencamp Like the John Mellencamp song, I grew up in a small town. I have spent much time ministering in small towns. The first church I preached for […]

5 Questions on Millennials and the Church

February 25, 2019

Overcoming Loneliness

October 23, 2018

“Then the Lord God said, ‘It is not good that the man should be alone.’” (Genesis 2:18) “Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil.” (Ecclesiastes 4:9) According to researchers and medical professionals, we are in the middle of a loneliness epidemic. People of all ages and backgrounds are […]

What Are You Seeking…Really?

October 16, 2018

This is a guest post written by Peter Horne. Several weeks ago I was having a conversation with someone about worship. Suddenly, it dawned on me how much my thought process differed from other worshippers. There are some people who come to church each week asking “Will they sing the songs I like?” “Will the sermon meet […]

R. C. Bell on the “Divine Dynamics” of the Church

March 27, 2018

From the autobiography of R. C. Bell. “Under the influence of David Lipscomb and James A. Harding, I soon saw that Paul’s description of some who would hold a form of doctrine, but deny its power, fit me. Especially, Brother Harding’s living, magnetic, contagious faith in God as a real personal friend matched the wavelength […]

Love, Trust, & Community

April 17, 2015

1 Corinthians 13 is one of the more well-known chapters within the Bible. It is read at weddings. It is quoted by religious and non-religious people. It is a meditation on love. We are called to love because God first loved us (1 John 4:19). The two greatest commands are to love God and love […]

What We Need To Do To Keep Our Ministers

November 27, 2013

Ministers are leaving. They are leaving ministry and some of them are leaving the church all together. Every situation is not the same and there are probably multiple reasons why ministers are choosing to get out. There was a time when I considered getting out of ministry. My primary reasons for considering this move was […]

Commanded to Encourage

February 28, 2013

And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds. Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching. (Heb. 10:24-25) This passage is probably most famous for […]

Will Campbell on Racism and the Church

January 22, 2013