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

Posts Tagged ‘Community

3 Musts for the Post-COVID Church

March 23, 2021

As more and more people get vaccinated, state and local officials will begin to ease up on mask mandates and other restrictions associated with COVID-19. Churches will also make changes to their policies, and we will begin a new normal. Life will not be what it once was. It is impossible to pick up where […]

Christian Conversations

February 11, 2021

“For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’” (Galatians 5:14) We live in a polarized world. People have opinions about everything. We judge people on where they get their news, which athletes they cheer for, and which products they buy. We accuse people of being fearful if […]

If Our Kids Would Say…

December 31, 2020

“We were in church every time the doors were open.” I have heard this sentence or something like it many times in my life. I have heard it uttered by Christians and townspeople in describing their upbringing. I have even heard it in some interviews with actors and musicians detailing the culture in which they […]

How to Transform a Congregation

October 9, 2019

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 […]

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 […]

The Deeper Message of The Walking Dead

February 15, 2013

  Check out my latest article for RELEVANT magazine on The Deeper Message of The Walking Dead. http://www.relevantmagazine.com/culture/tv/deeper-message-walking-dead