the RAVEN FOUNDATION

A welcoming community
for those who struggle with organized religion
but haven’t given up on God or a world at peace.


Adam Ericksen

One Question with Pastor Adam

Pastor Adam Ericksen addresses one question that’s been submitted by listeners. Some of the topics to be explored include: the Bible, heaven and hell, who is Jesus, and do you have to be a Christian to be saved.

Suzanne Ross

Why Did God Become a Child? The answer will change your life.

Suzanne Ross ponders on the doctrine of the Incarnation and brings up insights that will change the way you think about yourself, your relationships, and where God is present in your life.

Adam Ericksen

4 Steps to Building Healthy Community Online

Social media often gets a bad rap for being an arena for comparison and competition, but it can also be a way to genuinely (and healthily) connect with others. In this post, Pastor Adam Ericksen shares his 4 tips to foster healthy relationships online.

Lindsey Paris-Lopez

Jesus Unmasked

“Jesus Unmasked” seeks to remove the masks of exclusive theology and violent cultural lenses that obscure the truth of Jesus’s unconditional love.

Lindsey Paris-Lopez

Reflections on Indigenous Wisdom for Healing A Wounded World

Lindsey Paris-Lopez shares what she has learned from indigenous wisdom, and how living a life of gratitude fosters stewardship, hope, and positive change.

“The time has come for us to forgive one another.
If we wait any longer there will not be time enough.”

René Girard

You belong

Be found here. Encounter your authentic self and a God who is calling to you through your doubts. We are delighted beyond measure that you have found your way to us and hope our journey resonates with the truth you feel in your heart. Now we can be on the journey together.

Topics

We know – the topics look good, but what is that last one, Mimetic Theory, all about? You may not recognize it yet, but fear not! Explore our site and it won’t take long for you to see that Mimetic Theory is the key to understanding all our other topics and building real peace in our lives and our world!


Take A Breath with Us

The Olive Branch

Each week we will offer you an Olive Branch, our way of creating space for you to step back and take a breath. By slowing down, we can discover how to move from conflict to peace, from suffering to healing, and from confusion to wholeness. Find insight, encouragement, and inspiration for the journey.

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