Tagged: belonging

The Crisis of Belonging

By Eric Jacobsen In the winter of my junior year of college, I traveled to Scotland to study at the University of Aberdeen. I arrived on campus just after the beginning of the new...

I Prefer Belonging

Editor's Note: As 2019 draws to a close, we are posting ESA staff selections of the most memorable articles of this year. Today's selection was chosen by Kristyn Komarnicki, Director of Dialogue and Convening...

I Don't Belong

A celibate gay Christian speaks of the pain that lies on both sides of the church's closet door By Gregory Coles The evangelical church is a strange place to be a sexual minority. There...

Adoption as a Sign of Shalom

By Kelley Nikondeha As parents of children once orphaned by disease and poverty, my husband Claude and I are familiar with the kind of injustice that creates vulnerable children. Our commitment to shalom for...

On Belonging

  by Brittany Tietje   Belonging can be an odd thing to navigate for Christians in this world. We are told to be in the world but not of it. We were created to...