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

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.

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.

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 reveals the models who shaped his desire to be a pastor and how people in our lives make us into who we are.

Lindsey Paris-Lopez explains how her atheist father ultimately helps her appreciate the Trinity, God as an eternal dance of love.

Adam Ericksen sat down with Danielle Kingstrom and Matthew Distefano to discuss their upcoming book, “Naked and Known”, which explores deepening the love and trust in committed relationships.

Bruce Norris’ “problem” play questioning society’s post-incarceration treat of sex offenders is discussed by Loyola University Chicago Professor Emeritus and Raven Foundation Board Member Andrew McKenna and Maura Junius, Raven Foundation Marketing Director.

Martie Reineke explains the psychology of disgust and outrage to help us navigate these emotions. She also provides suggestions for how to neutralize disgust in ways that can foster better politics in our nation and in the world.