The Rev. Jess Elfring Roberts is talking to me with a four-year-old yelling in the background. She is a deacon in Chicago. She wants to be that bridge between young people who see themselves left out of the church and the church as she knows it to be: empowering, supportive, and liberating.
Day: November 10, 2019
“It’s hard to turn against the tide of materialism and concretism; the desire for long life, safety and security. It’s a world view in which we think we’re in charge.”
David Tremaine and Charlette Preslar discuss Jesus’ debate with the Sadducees about the resurrection
Religion offers many opportunities to set God aside, but Jesus invites to cut through that to the living God in our midst.
known as the All-praised in the Orthodox Church, is a Christian saint, who was martyred for her faith in 303 AD
An artist, collaborating with elements, be they words, clay or paints, is entering vulnerable territory when taking up the tools of the trade to make a new thing. To make a new thing is a vulnerable act that takes enormous courage. And then, even if the book is written or the cup is fired, there are the critics. Critics abound.