Book Feature Friday: Interview With Frances Fuller, Author of “In Borrowed Houses”

Book Feature Friday: Interview With Frances Fuller, Author of “In Borrowed Houses”

About a month ago, I introduced Raven Foundation readers to a beautiful story which, I believe, models what it means to take being a member of the Body of Christ seriously. In Borr ...

Bill Cosby and Rape: Why Were We So Slow?

Bill Cosby and Rape: Why Were We So Slow?

Bill Cosby has fallen from grace. America’s dad is in the dog house after decades in our living rooms. The accusations of rape are old news but something has shifted. The accusers’ ...

A First Thanksgiving Hoax

A First Thanksgiving Hoax

Editor's Note: The Raven Foundation is delighted to welcome Dr. Robert Tracy McKenzie, chair of the Department of History at Wheaton College, to our flock! Dr. McKenzie has an insp ...

Oprah, the One Question, and Mimetic Desire

Oprah, the One Question, and Mimetic Desire

Oprah Winfrey is used to asking the questions, but there is one question that everyone asks Oprah. From presidents to world dignitaries to movie stars to housewives and househusban ...

The Oracle of Certainty: From Ancient Athens to ISIS

The Oracle of Certainty: From Ancient Athens to ISIS

Thank the gods we don’t believe in the utterances of oracles anymore. We don’t search for omens in the entrails of sacrificed animals or believe that women in drug induced trances ...

Restorative Justice And The Rebirth Of Chicago

Restorative Justice And The Rebirth Of Chicago

The vision is a city interlaced with restorative justice hubs — community centers that bring hope and promise to troubled kids in a town where too many of them are dying. “It is no ...

Book Feature Friday: Changing Our Mind – Leading Evangelical Ethicist Calls for Full Inclusion

Book Feature Friday: Changing Our Mind – Leading Evangelical Ethicist Calls for Full Inclusion

REPENT! Do shivers run down your spine when you hear that word? Well, there’s no getting around it – repent is an important biblical word. But as opposed to emphasizing how horribl ...

Bill Cosby and Rape: Why Were We So Slow?

Bill Cosby has fallen from grace. America’s dad is in the dog house after decades in our living rooms. The accusations of rape are old news but something has shifted. The accusers’ stories are gaining momentum and what was an open secret is now impossible to ignore. Bill Cosby is a rapist and we all know it. more ...

November 20, 2014 (5) comments

Book Feature Friday: Changing Our Mind – Leading Evangelical Ethicist Calls for Full Inclusion

REPENT! Do shivers run down your spine when you hear that word? Well, there’s no getting around it – repent is an important biblical word. But as opposed to emphasizing how horrible we sinners are, the word simply means “Change your mind.” So, what happened when the leading American Evangelical ethicist repen more ...

November 14, 2014 (0) comments

Book Feature Friday: Interview With Frances Fuller, Author of “In Borrowed Houses”

About a month ago, I introduced Raven Foundation readers to a beautiful story which, I believe, models what it means to take being a member of the Body of Christ seriously. In Borrowed Houses is an incredible memoir of 7 years of the life of Frances Fuller and her husband, Wayne, when they lived in Lebanon du more ...

November 21, 2014 (0) comments

On Being a Good Dad: Mimetic Desire, Toys, and How Not to Love Your Neighbor

I consider myself to be a good dad. And that’s where the problem began. One of the main reasons that I consider myself to be a good dad is that I buy my children really cool toys…that I get to play with… Well, a few years ago I bought them a toy rocket with a launch pad. When I…err…I mean *they*…stomp on the more ...

November 12, 2014 (0) comments

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