Echo Chambers: A reflection on Eleemosynary by Lee Blessing

Suzanne Ross offers insights into the oddly named play Eleemosynary by Lee Blessing beginning its Chicago run at the AstonRep Theatre Company on February 23. Join Suzanne for a post show discussion on Sunday, March 5.

7 Biblical Reasons for Churches to Be Open and Affirming

My church’s Facebook page has a picture at the top. It proudly…

"Love Your Enemies": Expanding Our Hearts Through Compassion

How are we to follow the most difficult of Jesus's commandments, to love our enemies? Lindsey Paris-Lopez believes the Sermon on the Mount is meant to reorient us from a spirit of enmity to one of compassion. Our hearts and our world would be healed if we could heed Jesus's words!

The RavenCast: Is the Truth Out There? Grant Kaplan, René Girard, and Fundamental Theology

“The truth is out there.” So believed Special Agents Fox…

Smarter Than Satan: 3 Mistakes the Devil Wants You to Make

Don't let Satan outsmart you! Suzanne Ross has words of wisdom to help us understand and overcome the satanic lie of violence with truth, grace, and humor.

The Great American Awakening

Robert Koehler finds hope for deep social change, not in official leaders blinded by our systemic violence, but in the movements in the streets he has dubbed "the great American awakening."

Tom Brady and the Patriots: Leaving God Out of the Super Bowl

Adam Ericksen recognizes mimetic rivalry at work in his hatred of Tom Brady, and yet admires one thing about him: he leaves God out of football. Why is this good? Because it can be all too tempting to believe God blesses the winners, but Jesus turns our understanding of God's blessing upside-down.
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