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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...

Sacred Conversations

By Elrena Evans “We don’t even know how to talk to each other anymore,” says Pastor Griff Martin of First Baptist Church in Austin, TX, about divisive issues in our country today. “As a...

Psalm of Praise: A Meditation

By Elrena Evans Praise the Lord. Praise God in his sanctuary;     praise him in his mighty heavens. Praise him for his acts of power;     praise him for his surpassing greatness. Praise him with the sounding...

Washing Feet

By Elrena Evans Jesus knew that the Father had given him complete power; he knew that he had come from God and was going to God. So he rose from the table, took off...

It Isn’t Morning Yet

Editor’s Note: This week, we are reposting ESA staff selections of the most memorable articles of 2017. Today’s selection was chosen by Sarah Withrow King, Deputy Director of ESA and Co-Director of CreatureKind. Sarah writes: At...

Ferdinand and the Practice of Nonviolence

By Elrena Evans I first learned about nonviolence from a bull. My childhood copy of Ferdinand was beautiful—the red cover, the flowers, even the lettering. I remember very clearly the way the light and...

Bring Your Faith to School

By Elrena Evans In the middle of all the ugliness that was the news cycle last week, I stumbled upon something that seemed, at first, like it might be a breath of fresh air....