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Knowing who you are and how others identify you

Posted by on Jun 12, 2012 in personal, synchroblog | 8 comments

Knowing who you are and how others identify you

This post is part of the June 2012 Synchroblog on the topic “What’s in Your Invisible Knapsack?” Yes, I know… that’s a strange topic/title. But, when you hear what it means, I hope you understand why I was interested in writing for this synchroblog.

(By the way, if you want to take part also, it’s not too late. You can find the details in the post “June Synchroblog – What’s In Your Invisible Knapsack?“)

The purpose of this synchroblog, is to consider who you are and what privileges you may or may not have in society based on who you are. Here is a longer description:

Whether it is white privilege, heterosexual privilege, male privilege, Christian privilege, able-bodied privilege or any other privilege that we enjoy through no effort of our own, we all have a tendency to be blind to our own position of privilege. We easily recognize the privilege in groups that we don’t belong to and ways in which we ourselves are oppressed, but we don’t tend to recognize our own unearned privilege that saves us from facing certain obstacles, gives us certain guarantees and benefits, and works to the disadvantage and oppression of others. We like to think that our success is something that we have worked for and earned when things may have turned out much differently if we were born with a disability or in a different place, if we were a different race, a different sex or of a different sexual orientation…

Here are some questions to get your creative juices flowing:

Do we take our unearned privileges for granted? How does unearned privileges hurt/harm others? Should we try to dismantle systems built upon unearned privileges? If so, what are some practical solutions to dismantling such systems? Are unearned privileges an obstacle to us putting other people’s interest above our own? Is our position of privilege impairing our ability to love others? How does unearned privilege impact educational systems, faith communities, neighborhoods, work places?

To me, my primary identity is as a child of God. However, I must also admit for most of the people who meet me, they will not identify me primarily as a child of God. Instead, they will identify me through various societal identifiers. And, some of those identifiers will reflect various types of “privilege” as listed above.

For example, I’m male. I’m caucasian. I’m married. I’m a parent. I’m employed. I’m educated. I’m a homeowner.

In many circles (societies), these markers do provide certain kinds of privilege. The society that I live among in North Carolina, USA does recognize these attributes as types of privilege. When I interact with people in this particular culture, they will begin to identify me (even before they know me) by these positive markers (because they generally view these things in a positive light).

In other societies (in even among some subcultures in North Carolina, USA), these same characteristics are not seen positively, but are seen negatively. When people in those societies (or subcultures) first begin to identify me (even before they know me), by these negative markers (because they generally view these things in a negative light).

In many ways, in order to rightly relate to other people, it’s important to both understand how others identify you (by those markers or characteristics or privileges) and also what those markers mean within those societies. At times, it may be necessary to work to demonstrate that you are not the same as they may think (based on those markers).

Of course, Paul said this better than I could ever say it:

For though I am free from all, I have made myself a servant to all, that I might win more of them. To the Jews I became as a Jew, in order to win Jews. To those under the law I became as one under the law (though not being myself under the law) that I might win those under the law. To those outside the law I became as one outside the law (not being outside the law of God but under the law of Christ) that I might win those outside the law. To the weak I became weak, that I might win the weak. I have become all things to all people, that by all means I might save some. I do it all for the sake of the gospel, that I may share with them in its blessings. (1 Corinthians 9:19-23 ESV)

While Paul wrote this in the context of proclaiming the gospel to unbelievers, it is just as applicable in the context of discipling and fellowshiping with other believers. The one who is “free from all” in Christ both recognizes the privileges offered to him/her by society and also gladly gives up those rights for the benefit of others.

This is life walking in the Spirit. This is following Jesus Christ, who is the epitome of giving up his rights for the benefit of others.

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June 2012 Synchroblog “What’s in Your Invisible Knapsack?”

Here is a list of bloggers taking part in this synchroblog:

Rebecca Trotter at The Upside Down World – The Real Reason the Term “White Privilege” Needs to Die

Carol Kuniholm at Words Half Heard – What Do You Have That You Didn’t Receive

Glenn Hager at Glenn Hager – Unjust Justice

K.W. Leslie at More Christ – Sharing From The Invisible Knapsack

Jeremy Myers at Till He Comes – My Black Privilege

Alan Knox at The Assembling Of the Church – Knowing Who You Are and How Others Identify You

Leah Sophia at desert spirit’s fire – backpack cargo

Liz Dyer at Grace Rules – Christian Privilege

More about laughter, joy, and letting go

Posted by on May 9, 2012 in synchroblog | Comments Off

More about laughter, joy, and letting go

Yesterday, I published a post called “Be sarcastic with one another” as part of the May 2012 Synchroblog on the topic of “Lighten Up: The Art of Laughter, Joy, & Letting Go.”

The links to the other posts in the synchroblog were not available until last night. But, I’ve now added the links. So, if you want to read more about laughter and humor and theology and other stuff, use the link above to jump to my post. You’ll then find the links at the bottom.

A couple of the bloggers used humor in their own posts, like I did. But, most of them wrote about their own struggles or victories in the areas of joy and laughter. Several even wrote about the connection between laughter and theology. I also appreciated several of the posts that talked about the balance between seriousness and levity in life and the importance of considering the people around you.

So, if you wanna “lighten up,” jump over to my post and check out some of the other entries in the synchroblog.

Be sarcastic with one another

Posted by on May 8, 2012 in synchroblog | 9 comments

Be sarcastic with one another

This post is part of the May 2012 Synchroblog called “Lighten Up: The Art of Laughter, Joy, & Letting Go.” I haven’t taken part in a synchroblog in the last few months. I’ve been interested, and I’ve tried to read most of the posts.

But, when I saw this month’s topic, I couldn’t let it pass without jumping on board.

So, what’s up with this topic? Well, here’s a short description:

One thing feels clear about the faith blogging world–we can be kind of serious most of the time. Serious about beliefs, theology, and hard conversations about the intersection of life and faith. It is serious stuff we’re talking about, but sometimes what gets missed in all of the intensity is joy & laughter & lightness. It’s probably a good idea to learn how to not take ourselves quite so seriously. The May 2012 Synchroblog is centered on the idea of what it might mean to lighten up a little–personally, spiritually, professionally, or in any area of our lives. You can write about why that’s easy or hard for you, share something funny or humorous, or any other angle that feels easy and right (remember, part of this is about lightening up!)

So, if you know me and my blog, you know that I can’t pass up the opportunity to slip in a little sarcasm.

A few years ago, I wrote a post called “New and Improved ‘One Anothers’.” In this post, I take a slightly different look at the “one another” passages. The old, traditional ones are too difficult. These are more in line with the church today:

Be Cordial to One Another
Be nice. Say “Hello.” Smile. Don’t let them inside your head or your heart. Never let them see you sweat. If they put you in a position of authority, this is doubly important.

Be Suspicious of One Another
Who knows what that other person is thinking or doing? I sure don’t. That would take getting to know them, and well, I’ve already covered that.

Critique One Another
Everyone is wrong. Point it out. Everyone has a weakness. Find it.

Lecture One Another
You know what they need to hear. Tell ‘em. Did they get it? No? Tell ‘em again, louder.

Keep Records when Serving One Another
You cut their grass two years ago. What have they done for you since?

Abandon One Another
When the going gets tough, there’s another local church down the street.

Sit Beside One Another
It’s called fellowship. Duh.

Sing Along with One Another
And that’s what we call worship. Check.

Yeah, so, all of those are sarcastic. Are they hyperbolic? Of course. Are they traces of the truth in each one? Yep, probably. Are they helpful? Probably helpful to some. Perhaps not helpful to others.

If they are helpful to you, then I pray that God will use them to help you meditate and live what it means to love one another.

If they’re not helpful to you, then this is a good time to practice “critique one another” and perhaps even “lecture one another.” ;)

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May 2012 Synchroblog Participants:

My Word of Prophecy: Stop Listening to Prophetic Voices

Posted by on Nov 2, 2011 in discipleship, synchroblog | 19 comments

My Word of Prophecy: Stop Listening to Prophetic Voices

Okay, obviously, the title of this post is a little tongue-in-cheek. Hopefully, it will make more sense as you read further.

This post is part of the November synchroblog on the topic “Calling Us Out of Our Numbness.” As with most of the synchroblog topics, I was intrigued by this one. However, I had almost decided not to participate. Why? Because I had already written about “spiritual numbness” and how the church often “helps” the situation. (See my post “Numbing our souls with church activities.”)

But, just before I pulled the plug on this month’s synchroblog, I read through the description again:

Richard Rohr says, “The role of the prophets is to call us out of numbness.” Since the beginning of time, prophetic voices both in and outside of scripture have been calling us to consider change of some sort. Sometimes it is spiritual change, other times it may be economic, political, or systemic change. Regardless of the emphasis, prophets challenge us to consider a better future. Right now there’s a strong sense of change brewing in the church, the world; people are rising up and calling individuals, communities, nations, and everything in between out of numbness and toward justice, mercy, equality, and love.

This month’s Synchroblog is centered on where are you being challenged by some kind of prophetic voice.

What is it stirring up in you?

What is God challenging you to consider?

How does it intersect with your faith & practical experience?

Of course, there is definitely something that I have been challenged by recently, and it fits in nicely with this synchroblog topic. In fact, I have been challenged and challenged and continually challenged with this same observation over the last few years, and it continues to rear its head.

What is the challenge? I’ve noticed the tendency in my life to listen to those who I do not know. I listen to their voices from books, articles, blog posts, lecture halls, and even pulpits. They tell me what to think, what to believe, and how to live. In many cases (perhaps even most cases), they are correct in what they tell me.

So, if these voices are correct, then what’s the problem? Well, there’s certainly nothing wrong with words of prophecy, encouragement, instruction, or even admonishment. However, the problem arises in the fact that I am listening to people that I do not KNOW.

I do not know how they live. I do not know how they treat their spouses or children. I do not know how or if they love their neighbor. I do not know when or where or if they server other people. I do not know anything about them except what they write or say. In other words, I’m listening to the voices of strangers.

Yes, for the most part, even those people who spoke to me from pulpits in church buildings or from podiums in school classrooms (even seminary classrooms) were strangers to me. I may have spoken to them a time or two outside of the lecture setting – I may have even shook their hand or hugged them – but I knew almost nothing about their lives other than what they told me.

This is not the way that prophecy, or teaching, or exhortation, or admonishment, or any other type of speaking is designed to work (or described in Scripture), especially when it comes to discipling and helping one another grow in maturity in Christ. These forms of communication do not point to strange words from strange people. Instead, they point to words from a friend – from those who have shared or are sharing their lives with us.

Paul reminds Timothy about this kind of relational speaking when he wrote him a letter:

You, however, have followed my teaching, my conduct, my aim in life, my faith, my patience, my love, my steadfastness, my persecutions and sufferings… (2 Timothy 3:10-11 ESV)

This isn’t the only passage that places speaking within the context of sharing life together. See also Philippians 4:9, 1 Thessalonians 4:1-7, and Titus 2:1-15, among others. Even when Paul sent a letter to people he had never met (Colossians), he sent it via someone who planned to stay and live among the people as a living example to go along with Paul’s words. (Colossians 4:7-8)

So, what is God stirring up in me? What is he challenging me to consider? God continues to challenge me concerning the voices that I’m listening to. Do I know them? Do I know their example? Do I know how they live? Do I know how they love God? Do I know how they love others? Do I know if they are truly servants? What do I know about them?

Obviously, it’s not wrong to listen to those you do not know. But, who are my primary sources of encouragement, teaching, prophecy, etc.? If those primary sources are strangers to me – if I do not know how they are living – then, I think, there is a problem.

(Yes, I realize that my blog and this blog post can be one of those strange “voices.” If these posts provide a source of discussion among people you share your life with, then great. If, instead, my writings – and other writings – or sermons or books or whatever are your source of teaching, encouragement, prophecy, etc., then I would recommend spending less time with strangers – i.e., me – and spend more time with those who God has brought into your life.)

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Here is a list of other bloggers who are taking part in November’s synchroblog on the topic “Calling Us Out of Our Numbness”:

How low can you go?

Posted by on Oct 12, 2011 in discipleship, synchroblog | 12 comments

How low can you go?

This post is part of an October synchroblog called “Down We Go.” (Click that link for more information about this synchroblog and synchroblogs in general.) Several bloggers are publishing posts on this topic today. (Whenever I get updates, I’ll add a list of links to the other bloggers at the bottom of this post.)

So, what is “Down We Go” all about? Well, from what I understand, it was inspired by Kathy Escobar’s book by the same title. Unfortunately, I have not read her book yet. However, we were told that we did not have to write about or interact with the book. Instead, we were asked to write about the same theme.

What theme? Well, here’s a description:

Independence. Success. Upward Mobility. Security. Comfort. In subtle and direct ways, many of have been sent a message by the world (and sometimes by the faith systems we have been part of) that life is about moving up–away from pain and suffering and toward comfort, stability, and put-togetherness. This kind of living is much different than the kind of life Jesus calls us to in the gospels. Jesus consistently modeled going down into the low and messy places of people’s experiences–intersecting with the lepers, the lonely, the outcasts, the marginalized. He calls us to a life of humility, love, and interdependence.

The way of life to which we are exhorted in the New Testament (and way of life mentioned in the description above) is perhaps best described as a life of humility. By “humility,” I mean a modest view of one’s own importance. This type of life is exemplified and exhorted in many passages of Scripture. One of my favorite examples is found in Paul’s letter to the believers in Philippi:

So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. (Philippians 2:1-4 ESV)

A life of humility finds encouragement, comfort, affection, and sympathy in Christ, the love of God, and the fellowship (participation) in the Holy Spirit. (These are in direct opposition to the type of life that finds encouragement in that person’s own accomplishments or abilities.) Similarly, the life of humility responds through harmony with others, love, and unity without rivalry or conceit. Perhaps most importantly, a person of lives in humility considers the desires, thoughts, opinions, and interests of others as more important than his/her own. The last statement is very important. A humble person is actively engaged in the pursuit of interests that are important to others just as much as the pursuit of that person’s interests even if those interests (of the other people) are not important to that person.

This is a life of humility. A life that is demonstrates by our Lord Jesus Christ. Paul exhorts his readers (in Philippi) with the example of Christ’s life:

Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not count equality with God a thing to be grasped, but made himself nothing, taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross. (Philippians 2:5-8 ESV)

According to Paul, Jesus Christ was not only “in the form of God” but was equal with God. However, he did not hold on to this equality with God choosing instead to lower himself to our level, and, even more, taking the humbling position of a servant and then allowing himself to face a humiliating death. Jesus gave up what was rightfully his for the benefit of others. This is humility.

While Jesus Christ was much more than a good example to follow, he was and is an example. (This passage among many others present Christ to us as an example to emulate.) Obviously, it is impossible to “have this mind among yourselves” without with the new life that we have in Christ and without the indwelling of the Holy Spirit. However, for those of us in Christ, we are exhorted to live a life of humility. In fact, we should be asking ourselves, “How low can we go?”

Even more, humility is a characteristic that should be even more apparent among more mature believers. It may be demonstrated in acts of service, offers of hospitality, willingness to follow and submit to others, desire to support others in their interests and concerns, and, finally, the laying aside of one’s own interests. Unfortunately, among the church today (as among society), “leaders” are usually expected to demonstrate the opposite of these characteristics, demanding that others follow the leaders’ advice and opinions.

When Paul penned his letter to the church in Philippi, he specifically included in his address those who are “overseers” (bishops) and “deacons.” His commands to humble yourselves by considering the interests of others as more important are given to these leaders as much as (and perhaps more than) others among the church.

“How low can you go?” This is a question of humility that all of live in Christ should be asking themselves. And, if someone is not exemplifying this kind of life of humility, this person should not be followed, because this person is not leading others to follow Christ.

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Here is a list of others who are blogging on the topic “Down We Go”:

October Synchroblog – Down We Go

Posted by on Oct 3, 2011 in synchroblog | 2 comments

October Synchroblog – Down We Go

The October Synchroblog is scheduled for next Wednesday, October 12, 2012. The topic of the synchroblog is “Down We Go.”

Are you not familiar with synchroblogs? Well, a synchroblog is a blogging event in which many different bloggers publish posts at about the same time (usually the same day) based on the same topic. Typically, each blogger will also include in their post (usually at the bottom) a link to the other blog posts that are part of the synchroblog.

So, what is the topic “Down We Go” all about? Well, it’s inspired by the Kathy Escobar book of the same title. However, according to the description of this synchroblog, you do not have to interact with that book – you do not even have to read the book (and, unfortunately, I have not had time to read Kathy’s book yet). Instead, they are only looking for bloggers to publish a post based on the topic “Down We Go.”

So, what does “Down We Go” mean as a topic? Here’s part of the description:

Independence. Success. Upward Mobility. Security. Comfort. In subtle and direct ways, many of have been sent a message by the world (and sometimes by the faith systems we have been part of) that life is about moving up–away from pain and suffering and toward comfort, stability, and put-togetherness. This kind of living is much different than the kind of life Jesus calls us to in the gospels. Jesus consistently modeled going down into the low and messy places of people’s experiences–intersecting with the lepers, the lonely, the outcasts, the marginalized. He calls us to a life of humility, love, and interdependence.

I plan to take part in the synchroblog. I’ve loved being part of synchroblogs in the past, but have not been able to take part the last few months.

If you want to take part, please jump over the synchroblog post about “Down We Go,” read the instructions, and leave a comment letting them know that you plan to take part. Also, let me know here so that I can look for your post.

Where did I go? (May Synchroblog)

Posted by on May 11, 2011 in discipleship, personal, synchroblog | 7 comments

Where did I go? (May Synchroblog)

This post is part of the May Synchroblog on the topic “Life Unfurling.” The purpose of this synchroblog is to write about something that we’ve “let go of” along the way in our spiritual journey.

This is an easy one for me. (Well, easy in one sense. But, in another sense it is dreadfully difficult and painful.)

What have I “let go of”? Me. I’m not saying that to sound super spiritual. Instead, what I’m saying is this: The “me” that existed a few years ago does not exist any longer.

When I first graduated from college, I was extremely introverted. I enjoyed closing myself in my office, working on my computer, and interacting with other people as little as possible. I was also an extremely self-centered person. Oh, I loved my wife, but primarily because of what I got out of it.

In the years that followed, God has changed me. I’m now much more extroverted. I enjoy spending time with people. I actually enjoy serving people. Now, I love my wife for completely different reasons.

Wow… It seems so strange writing about what I used to be like, and what I’m like now. I did not plan to change. I was happy with myself.

Somewhere along the way, as I walked with God, little by little, that person changed. I’m not him anymore. I’ve left him behind. As I said, it wasn’t always easy. It often meant giving up who I thought I was and what I thought I could or couldn’t do.

I don’t look for that guy anymore. Years ago, I was perfectly happy being him. I don’t know why God changed me. I don’t know why I had to lose that guy. But, I’m glad that God has me here now.

(This post is not intended to suggest that introverts are somehow less mature than extroverts. I’m simply expressing how God has changed me over the years. I know some people who are introverts and who are very mature in Christ, and I thank God for them.)

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These people are also writing about “Life Unfurling” for the May Synchroblog:

April Synchroblog: Living the Resurrected Life

Posted by on Apr 13, 2011 in discipleship, synchroblog | 8 comments

April Synchroblog: Living the Resurrected Life

This post is part of a Synchroblog for the month of April. The Synchroblog is called “Do You Live Under a Rock?

The purpose this synchroblog is to consider the importance of the resurrection to the church today. But, to be honest, the title of the synchroblog was a little confusing to me: “Do you live under a rock?”

So, instead of thinking about the title, I used the description as a guide:

As Christians we say we believe in the resurrection but sometimes it seems like we are living under a rock instead of living a resurrected life. As Easter approaches take some time to reflect on what it means to live out the resurrection. Does the resurrection make a difference in the here and now? Have you seen evidence of the resurrection in the land of the living? Would/Could resurrection life change anything/everything in the world/your community? What does it mean to practice resurrection?

In particular, I decided to focus on this part of the description: “Would/Could resurrection life change anything/everything in the world/your community?” Since I tend to write about the church, I want to consider community ramifications of living the resurrected life today.

To begin with I want to state without qualification: I believe that Jesus Christ is the son of God; that he is completely human; that he lived, died, was buried, and actually, physically rose from the dead. For me, the resurrection is not a metaphor or a theological concept. It is a real, historical event that happened about 2000 years ago. Plus, I believe that the resurrected Jesus continues to live today through the lives of God’s children as his Spirit indwells them.

Thus the church community – that is, the inter-relational fellowship between brothers and sisters in Christ – depends directly upon living the resurrected life. Or, to put it another way, the only way that we find fellowship with one another is if the resurrected Jesus Christ lives his life through us.

Our community just finished a study of Colossians. One of things we noticed is the importance of Jesus’ resurrection and his ongoing presence to the community life of the church. For example, considers these statements that Paul makes only in the book of Colossians:

1. The presence of Christ is hope for us. (Colossians 1:27)

2. If Christ is Lord (he’s a risen Lord), then it will affect the way we life. (Colossians 2:6)

3. The fullness of deity dwells in him, and he fills us. (Colossians 2:9-10)

4. Since we are raised with Christ, we can think thoughts that come from Christ. (Colossians 3:1-2)

Throughout the book of Colossians, Paul first exhorts his readers to trust Christ (only), and then describes what a life in Christ would look like. If we take this out of order, we turn the gospel into a exhortation to try harder. However, Paul’s instructions were not “try harder,” but “trust Christ.”

This is best illustrated in the sentence that begins a long teaching section (Colossians 2:6-4:6): “Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him.” It is only when Christ is Lord, that we have the ability to walk in him – or, to use the language of this synchroblog, we are able to live the resurrected life.

So, what is the answer to the problem of not living the resurrected life? What if our thoughts are fixed on physical, “earthly” things instead of spiritual, “heavenly” things? What if we are not “putting off” things like anger, malice, and slander, or what if we are not “putting on” thinks like kindness, humility, and meekness? What if our community is filled with division instead of peace? What if we do not care if we teach and admonish one another? What is the answer to these problems?

The answer is to turn back to the only one who can live the resurrected life through us. If these issues are showing up in our life, they are not indicators that we need to try harder. Instead, they are indicators that we are not properly submitting to our Lord.

So, the resurrected life would change everything in our community. It would change our relationships with God, with one another, and with the world around us. Our lives would make a difference – a dramatic difference – to the people around us.

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Check out the other great posts for this month’s synchroblog:

Phil Wyman at Square No More – Apocalyptic fervor spurs benevolent giving
Marta Layton at Marta’s Mathoms – Getting Out From Behind The Rock
Mike Victorino at Simply A Night Owl – Crawling Out From Under A Rock
John Paul Todd at E4Unity - Still Asleep In the Light
Patrick Oden at Ravens – A Resurrection
Brambonius at Brambonius’ blog in english - hiding the Resurrection life like a candle under a bucket?
George Elerick at The Love Revolution – (for)getting the resurrection
Liz Dyer at Grace Rules – I Will Answer That Question In A Minute, But First, I Want To Talk About Jesus
Jeff Goins at Jeff Goins Writer – Resurrection
Tammy Carter at Blessing the Beloved – Rock and a Hard Place
Kathy Escobar at the carnival in my head – little miracles
Christen Hansel at Greener Grass – Resurrection Rhythm
Alan Knox at the assembling of the church – Living The Resurrected Life
Christine Sine at Godspace – Palm Sunday Is Coming But What Does It Mean
Matt Stone at Glocal Christianity – Living The Resurrection
Steve Hayes at Khanya – Descent into Hell and penal substitution
Bill Sahlman at Creative Reflections – Do We Live Under a Rock of Belief?

April Synchroblog about living a resurrected life

Posted by on Mar 29, 2011 in synchroblog | 4 comments

April Synchroblog about living a resurrected life

Next month’s (April’s) synchroblog is called “Do You Live Under a Rock?

What does that mean? Well, besides referring the a certain TV commercial about a certain insurance company, the purpose of April’s synchroblog is to get people to write about living a resurrected life.

This is how the site describes the topic:

As Christians we say we believe in the resurrection but sometimes it seems like we are living under a rock instead of living a resurrected life. As Easter approaches take some time to reflect on what it means to live out the resurrection. Does the resurrection make a difference in the here and now?  Have you seen evidence of the resurrection in the land of the living? Would/Could resurrection life change anything/everything in the world/your community? What does it mean to practice resurrection?

This should be a subject that every follower of Jesus Christ can write about. I mean, we live the resurrected life of Christ, right? It’s real, right? So, write about it.

If you want to take part, jump over to the April Synchroblog post and leave your information. The synchroblog posts should be published on April 13, 2011.

If you decide to take part in the synchroblog, please let me know here (as well as leaving your information on the April synchroblog post.)

Creativity Synchroblog

Posted by on Feb 9, 2011 in synchroblog | Comments Off

Creativity Synchroblog

The February synchroblog is on the topic “Creativity and Christianity.”

Unfortunately, I never wrote a post for this synchroblog. I thought about writing something quickly, but then decided against it.

Instead, I thought I would give my readers an opportunity to read the other posts in this synchroblog.

Here are the synchrobog posts on the topic “Creativity and Christianity”: