Heaven Is a Home (John 14:1-14)

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By Eric D. BarretoUndocumented immigrants like Thelma live in fear of deportation and losing their "home."When I was a child, my vision of heaven was riddled with roller coasters and populated by Disney characters. Let me explain.Growing up in Puerto Rico, the American “mainland” to our north was for me a dreamland of sorts. You could catch a glimpse of it on television shows depicting Main Streets lined with impressive trees. And of course, there was Disney World. As a fiv … [Read more...]

Acts 2:1-21, Think Differently About Difference

By Dr. Eric D. BarretoChristians have often hoped for a time when our racial and economic differences would cease, when in Christ we would all be indistinguishable. Such impulses are earnest but fundamentally misguided.Watch the Video: Religion Without BordersSikh, Muslim and Hindu students from across New York City have spent the last six months learning the art of debate through "Debate in the Neighborhood," a collaboration between the International Debate Education … [Read more...]


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