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

Posts Tagged ‘Speech

Speaking for God

August 19, 2021

Some people eagerly speak for God each time breaking news scrolls across the screen. I understand the motivation. We want to be correct, and we want others to do what is right. However, we must be careful. Speaking for God is not something anyone should take lightly. It is serious business. We need mouthpieces for […]

Fruitful Conversations

August 7, 2021

We cannot get through life without conversations. To converse is human. We are relational beings, and we must have interaction with others. However, not all conversations are the same. We can speak with someone and feel encouraged, uplifted, joyous, enlightened, comforted, etc., or feel frustrated, invisible, upset, undervalued, hurt, etc. How we talk with each […]

Thinking Rightly of Others

July 9, 2020

“For every kind of beast and bird, of reptile and sea creature, can be tamed and has been tamed by mankind, but no human being can tame the tongue. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison. With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse people who are made […]

Corona and Conspiracies

April 14, 2020

The recent pandemic coupled with sheltering-in-place has led some to surmise about all kinds of conspiracy theories. Contemplating unfounded theories from the comfort of our home might be an innocent exercise if it were not for our ability to broadcast them to the world. Private speculations have become public proclamations and this has led many […]

Pay Attention

January 28, 2013

In 1 Pet. 5:8 we are told, “Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.” What does it mean to “be watchful”? Some versions say that we should “be alert”. You could translate this phrase as “pay attention”. The apostle Peter is telling us to […]