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

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.

Suzanne Ross reveals how belonging is achieved through both positive and negative means. Which way of belonging do you seek?

The prophet Jeremiah delivered an apocalyptic warning about climate justice 2,500 years ago. Today young prophets like Greta Thunberg deliver the same warning. That warning isn’t about doom and gloom. It’s about hope. Check out Adam’s sermon for more on climate justice.

In the freshmen year of high school, Suzanne Ross was taught God is love. But for her and her classmates, that did not seem like good news.

In his sermon, Adam Ericksen explores what it means to lead to a meaningful life through three religious figures – Solomon, Buddha, and Jesus. Their wisdom leads people on similar paths.

Is the point of religion to make us good people? Adam Ericksen says no. In fact, being good can be very bad! Find out why in this sermon.

Reverend Adam Ericksen examines the old ancient pattern of being human playing out – the pattern of uniting against a common enemy. It was there in the beginning and you might say that it has become part of our social DNA.

Adam Ericksen contemplates how we do everything we can to protect ourselves and our families, but we know that despite our best efforts, tragedy can strike at any moment. And so it’s comforting to believe that if we aren’t in control, someone else is.