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

Aaron Rodgers: Why I Hate His Football, But Love His Theology

Pastor Adam Ericksen talks about God and football, and shares a trending football player’s thoughts on church culture and scapegoating.

Suzanne Ross

Coping with Social Distancing: 4 Spiritual Practices to Fill the Gaps with Love

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Suzanne Ross provides context with mimetic insight and offers 4 spiritual practices to support healthy social distancing.

Lindsey Paris-Lopez

“Good Omens” Stars Crowley and Aziraphale Talk Love, Doubt, and Saving the World from Certainty

In an imaginary interview with the main characters of “Good Omens”, Lindsey Paris-Lopez discusses love, doubt, and saving the world from certainty.

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.

Suzanne Ross

Audrey Assad: 2019 Raven Award Winner

Suzanne Ross introduces the 2019 Raven Award Winner, singer/songwriter Audrey Assad.

“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.