ESA's Blog: Love Justice, Do Mercy

Prayer of Confession

By Martin Luther King, Jr. Thou Eternal God, out of whose absolute power and infinite intelligence the whole universe has come into being, we humbly confess that we have not loved thee with our...

A Seat at the Table

By Jon Carlson This is the fifth installment in our six-week visual series on exploring what God’s love looks like, when we live it out in our world. If you’re just joining us, you...

Be Human

By Micky ScottBey Jones For all my activist, organizer, social justice warrior, touched-by-the-pain-in-the-world type Beloveds out there: The air feels heavy today. So many agonizing headlines and painful hashtags it’s hard at times not...

The Church’s Oppression of Women

By Stephen Mattson American Christianity has been a horrible place for women. It ignores them, abuses them, assaults them, objectifies them, oppresses them, and then attempts to theologically rationalize it all as being “Biblical” and...

Skipping the News?

By Jon Carlson This is the fourth installment in our six-week visual series on exploring what God’s love looks like, when we live it out in our world. If you’re just joining us, you...

A Prayer for Women and Survivors

By Ellie Wilber God, We feel afraid, angry, and powerless. We are hearing, from so many voices, that we do not have value in this society. That if we speak up we will not...