Author: Sean Mortenson

On Doctrinal Convictions

Sean Mortenson / August 21, 2018

As we talked about the future of our church last Sunday, I cast vision for being firmly rooted in the scriptures and focused […]

Sabbath Rest : How

Sean Mortenson / February 15, 2018
rest, sabbath, spiritual disciplines, spiritual formation

“If we do not regularly quit work for one day a week, we take ourselves far too seriously. The moral sweat pouring off […]

Sabbath Rest : Why

Sean Mortenson / January 30, 2018
sabbath, spiritual disciplines, spiritual formation

“We keep the sabbath not because it makes us more productive at work. We keep it to resist the idol of productivity … […]

An Invitation to Spiritual Disciplines

Sean Mortenson / January 12, 2018
spiritual disciplines, spiritual formation

We don’t need self-improvement; we need to come home.   It’s easy to mock the cycle we collectively go through each January. The […]

Christmas Eve Gatherings

Sean Mortenson / December 20, 2017

This Christmas Eve we will be hosting two, distinct gatherings. Please join us in the morning for a more traditional service, then again […]

On “Sexual Purity” & Discipleship

Sean Mortenson / November 9, 2017
discipleship, purity, sex, sexuality

“Drink water from your own cistern, flowing water from your own well. Should your springs be scattered abroad, streams of water in the […]

Our Focus on Spiritual Formation

Sean Mortenson / September 18, 2017
spiritual formation

For the next year, Redemption Scottsdale will be focused on Spiritual Formation. This post is meant to cast vision for why we’ve chose […]

In Defense of Feelings

Sean Mortenson / September 8, 2017
emotion, feelings, inner life

“When we deny our pain, losses, and feelings year after year, we become less and less human. We transform slowly into empty shells […]