Resurrection

Practice Resurrection – You Get To

My friend Tripp is interviewed by Travis with The Work of the People. This Easter, this Resurrection Day, may we think about what we “Get To” do in light of the declaration, “He is not here, He is risen.”

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Great Big Yes – Weekly Video

“What did Jesus do on the cross you couldn’t do for yourself?” My friend Travis Reed, of The Work of the People,  asked me this and several other questions a couple of months ago. Today he posted part of that free form interview on the Alter Video Magazine Continue reading

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The Threat of Resurrection – Weekly Video

Justin Vernon offered an “uncomfortable” acceptance speech for Bon Iver “during last night’s Grammys. He thanked the “non-nominees who were not there and would never be there.” Vernon remarked that when he started making music it was for the sheer reward of making music. Receiving a Grammy made him … Continue reading

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Christmas As Therapy for the Church

Would Christian churches cancel services on Easter Sunday? Are you kidding? That would be akin to the United States canceling Independence Day celebrations. Question many Christians’ celebration of those two events and said group would “Occupy” in a way that would make the Arab Spring merely a blip on … Continue reading

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Christianity As an Abstraction Misses the Resurrection – Peter Rollins in Monday’s Weekly Video

One must participate in the Insurrection in order to participate in the Resurrection, so asserts Peter Rollins. Since the publication of How [Not] to Speak of God by Peter Rollins through Paraclete Press, I have found Rollins’ critiques of Western forms of Christianity helpful when thinking about transformation.

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