Feb 26, 2021
How does a Egyptian slave named Hagar end up pregnant with the first child of Abraham stranded in the desert alone. This is the story of the first recorded runaway slave, the first woman to have a direct experience with God, and the first person to give God a name. She named God "El Roi", the God who sees me.
Feb 20, 2021
God made God's first covenant with humanity through Noah. The story of Noah is told in the 6th, 7th, 8th, & 9th chapters of Genesis. It is one of our origin stories. Genesis is full of origin stories which can be understood an theological portraits. It is critical that we get these theological portraits right because...
Feb 16, 2021
Today Ellen explores whether or not love can really change the world. What do you think?
Feb 11, 2021
The story of a woman anointing Jesus is in all four of the Gospels. Matthew and Mark have it as part of the passion narrative. Luke has it much earlier with differing details. Even John has it following the resurrection of Lazarus. He identifies the woman as Mary. Today we look at the extravagant love in the anointing...