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.


Suzanne Ross

Naked and Unashamed: Creating the Conditions for Lifelong Love

In a swipe-right world, is it possible to find lifelong love? Suzanne Ross shares what the Bible has to say and shares three tips on how to be more authentic and vulnerable.

Adam Ericksen

Why Millennials Don’t Feel They Belong in Church and What We Can Do about It

Pastor Adam Ericksen poses the question “Why are younger generations leaving their churches?” and explores how Jesus would approach the situation.

Lindsey Paris-Lopez

Bless Your Loved Ones By Living Your Truth

Being our authentic selves is worth the risk. Lindsey Paris-Lopez relates her experience converting to Islam as a teenager and how it affected her family relationships and sense of belonging.

Suzanne Ross

Seduced by Scandal: How to Become Unscandalized

What happens when scandal strikes? Suzanne Ross delves into the truths behind scandals, why scandals happen, and offers three tips to become “unscandalized.”

Adam Ericksen

So They Call You a Heretic. Here’s Why You Should Embrace It.

Pastor Adam owns his status as a heretic and invites you to do the same, “for even Jesus was accused of heresy.” He also explores what it means to truly be a Christian.

“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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