Rediscovering Redemption

Chronicling the work of Redemption in the lives of Followers and Leaders. Articles, research and meditations from the writings of Dr. Joseph J. Bucci. Get blog updates by following Joe on Twitter @Re_Redemption

Joseph J. Bucci

Blog Archive Pages

Humble Circumstances But A Redemptive Plan

J.C. Penney is a name synonymous with department store success.  Yet there were circumstances which challenged Penney and though which he needed to learn complete reliance on God, and in which God worked in a marvelous way to redeem Penney’s life in the midst of his darkness.  Penney first launched

Read More »

Defining a New Concept: Redemptive Leadership – (Part 3)

As a part of reviewing scriptural admonitions regarding redemption and restoration, we have this model of Jesus Christ in relationship with others around Him, teaching them about how to live a life a productive life free from self-destructive habits.  From these encounters there develops a glimpse of what a redemptive

Read More »

Defining a New Concept: Redemptive Leadership – (Part 2)

Eschatologically, redemption represents the payment of a debt in full.  In the case of the Christian, redemption represents the payment of the penalty for our sin by Jesus Christ offering His sinless life as an atonement for our sins, His life as full payment for the penalty of our sin,

Read More »

Defining a New Concept: Redemptive Leadership – (Part 1)

In the Bible, redemption is considered from the perspective of the process and how it transforms persons who allow the process to work in them (Elwell, 2001).  Finding its context in the social, legal, and religious customs of the ancient world, the metaphor of redemption includes the ideas of loosing

Read More »

Baseball and a Blown Call: Is there Redemption Here?

Most sports-lovers have weighed-in; and even casual fans are aware of what occurred Wednesday night at Comerica Park in Detroit. Jim Joyce, umpiring at first base in a game where no Cleveland runners had reached base through 26 outs, mistakenly called Cleveland’s Jason Donald safe at first base on what

Read More »

LOST and Redemption

I’m not much of a fan of the recently completed LOST TV series.  I sensed it was a phenomenon, as least from people’s reactions to the show over its six-year network run, and judging by reading some reviews of the finale which aired the other night.  I know of people

Read More »

More Than a Good Story

George Zimmer, founder of the Men’s Wearhouse chain of retail stores, understands that employees do make mistakes and fall from grace.  Zimmer is himself a recovering alcoholic,  and from his personal struggles and response to redemptive activity in his own life he had chosen to demonstrate similar principles as he

Read More »

What Does It Mean to Give Someone a “Second Chance?”

On August 13, 2009, part-way into their opening pre-season game, fans of the Philadelphia Eagles began buzzing about something more that the game on the field matching their Eagles against the New England Patriots with their exceptional quarterback Tom Brady. Brady was just returning after a knee injury had knocked

Read More »

Redemption’s Song

“E’er since, by faith, I saw the stream Thy flowing wounds supply,Redeeming love has been my theme, and shall be till I die.And shall be till I die, and shall be till I die;Redeeming love has been my theme, and shall be till I die.” – William Cowper, “There is

Read More »
Archives By Month
Categories
Blog Post Tags
Picture of Joseph J. Bucci

Joseph J. Bucci

Biography link below: https://www.regent.edu/faculty/d-b-a-joseph-j-bucci/
Verified by MonsterInsights