Tag Archive: resurrection

Practicing Resurrection

Christians just celebrated Easter, remembering Jesus’ resurrection from the dead.  For most Christians this resurrection is the center of their faith.  But what if resurrection is not just an event, but a verb?  What would it look like for us to “practice resurrection” in our daily lives?  Read an article with more than 35 examples…

Celebrating Easter

Next Sunday is Easter, the central holy day for Christians.  The church has a rich heritage of ways that Easter is celebrated, and of course, every local church has its own traditions.  To learn about Easter colors and symbols, Easter liturgies and celebrating, and how the date of Easter is chosen, read Dennis Bratcher’s Easter…

Dying Well

We do not live to ourselves, and we do not die to ourselves. If we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord; so then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s. For to this end Christ died and lived again. So that he…

Spirituality of Dying

Christian understandings about death and resurrection impact how we live and can also impact how we die.  Michelle O’Rourke in her book Befriending Death: Henri Nouwen and a Spirituality of Dying, uses Henri Nouwen’s own words that focus on living with the full awareness of being a beloved child of God and applies them to…