When Jesus created a whip and drove sheep and cattle out of the Temple, he was overturning a sacrificial system and providing kickass mercy.
In the story of “Solomon’s Wisdom in Judgment”, Pastor Adam Ericksen sees the prostitute who is willing to give up her child so he can live as a Christlike figure.
In unprecedented times, the Islamic holiday Eid Al Adha (also called the “Festival of the Sacrifice”) can’t be celebrated according to tradition. Lindsey Paris-Lopez ponders on sacrifice, community, and calls for empathy as we all embark on a pilgrimage to find compassion within ourselves.
Asking, “How would Jesus police?,” Lindsey Paris-Lopez reframes our understanding of service and protection through the lens of mercy, not sacrifice.
Pastor Adam explains how the God of the Old Testament was merciful. God stated through Hosea “I desire mercy not sacrifice”.
Jesus, our first Advocate, defender of victims and the accused sends to the world the Spirit of Truth state Adam and Lindsey.
The most misused verse in Scripture, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me” is inclusive explain Adam and Lindsey.
When Jesus says, “I am the sheep gate,” he is saying he is the way for the vulnerable and marginalized explain Adam and Lindsey.
Adam and Lindsey discuss “Do not hold onto me, because I have not yet ascended to the Father,” for we do not rise until we all rise together.
Does Christianity cause violence or does it offer a path to peace? Suzanne Ross explores the relationship and history of religion and violence as a love story, illuminated by René Girard’s mimetic theory.