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The Institutional Crisis of Evangelicalism

By John Seel In moments of institutional crisis, it is easy to respond in such a way as to make matters worse. Panic does not lead to wise decisions. Many evangelical organizations are facing...

Improv and the Will of God

By Bonnie O’Neil Entertain a conversation on the “will of God,” and you will most likely find yourself discussing sovereignty, omniscience, and the immutability of God. Wade a little deeper into the discussion and...

Thursday Morning Sabbath

Editor’s Note: For the month of August, ESA will be taking sabbath hours for half the day every Friday. As we strive to incorporate the rhythms of rest into our work, we’ll be making...

The High Places

By Amy Knorr My eyes are drawn to the treetops, the clouds, the high places. That nest at the tippy-top of the huge maple on the way to my daughter’s school…I see it. The...

What Does Whiteness Mean to You?

A Review of indigo/the color of whiteness By Tammy Perlmutter For me, art is a profound invitation to step into uncomfortable spaces. Art gives me courage to embrace loss because not all is actually...

How Can We Achieve Peace?

Peace has to be created, in order to be maintained. It is the product of Faith, Strength, Energy, Will, Sympathy, Justice, Imagination, and the triumph of principle. It will never be achieved by passivity...