The Resurrection in a Secular World
The idea that a redeemed body might have implications for how we live is hard for us to grasp. We like to keep our spiritual truths and our physical truths neatly separated.
The resurrection of Jesus Christ is inarguably the cornerstone of the entire Christian faith.
And I think for a lot of non-Christians in the West that’s pretty clear because we (rightfully) make a big deal out of the resurrection. We love to tell the story of the empty tomb every chance we get, even though most people we know have already heard this story. But what if all our Easter pageants, our sunrise services, our dramatizations of Carmen’s 1985 classic song, “The Champion,” and all our sermons and messages about Christ’s resurrection don’t make ...