July 16, 2018

How can we resist the politics of fear? Adam Ericksen explains in his review of “The Soul of America.” Read more

July 13, 2018

Let them in! For mercy’s sake, let them in! Maybe it’s not that simple. But, as one heartbreaking story bleeds into another as I try to follow ongoing situation unfolding on our southern border, that’s what my heart cries out. Even as some children are being reunited, too slowly, with their parents, the horrors to which our country is subjecting people in desperate need are coming to light. The deadline for returning the youngest 103 children to their parents has… Read more

July 11, 2018

What are unclean spirits?  I think “unclean spirits” are unhealthy echoes of others who have secretly taken possession of us and left us with distorted feelings, distorted thinking and distorted behavior. -Rev. Tom Truby Pastors have a frequent question when they begin to discover mimetic theory. “That’s great. But how does it preach?” Reverend Tom Truby shows that mimetic theory is a powerful tool that enables pastors to preach the Gospel in a way that is meaningful and refreshing to the… Read more

July 9, 2018

When confronted with hostility, an Episcopalian priest prayed that people would respond with love. This inspired Adam Ericksen to move beyond “Womp Womp.” Read more

July 6, 2018

Dear United States of America, You may consider this a belated birthday letter of sorts. Two days ago, on the day many celebrated with parades and fireworks, I was still sorting through all of my complicated emotions. For all my sorrow and revulsion at the jingoism and militarism with which so many marked the day, I found myself reflecting not only upon your – upon our – sins, but also on the beauty and love and joy that thrives between… Read more

July 5, 2018

Unity can be found in excluding and destroying or reconciling and healing.  There is a huge abyss between the two. -Rev. Tom Truby Pastors have a frequent question when they begin to discover mimetic theory. “That’s great. But how does it preach?” Reverend Tom Truby shows that mimetic theory is a powerful tool that enables pastors to preach the Gospel in a way that is meaningful and refreshing to the modern world. Each week, Teaching Nonviolent Atonement will highlight his sermons… Read more

July 2, 2018

Jesus encourages us to become vulnerable, that we may comfort and heal one another. The courage to become vulnerable is a miracle, Adam Ericksen attests. Read more

June 29, 2018

In this episode of the RavenCast, Adam talks with Erin Wathen about her latest book “Resist and Persist: Faith and the Fight for Equality.” Read more

June 28, 2018

What does modern day feminism look like? Join Adam Ericksen in a live interview today with Erin Wathen as they discuss her book, “Resist and Persist.” Read more

June 27, 2018

The face of the United States around the world is fire. In Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, where drones fly in clear blue skies. In Yemen, where bombs made in the USA fall from planes Refueled in mid-air by the United States… Fire of a missile strike as it lands on a home, a hospital, a mosque… Fire blowing buildings apart, burning bodies, Fire rendering all one’s worldly possessions smoldering heaps of ash. Fire forcing survivors from the ruins of their… Read more

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