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Tri Faith Initiative

The Gift of Uncertainty

Eric Elnes | Posted 11.02.2015 | Religion
Eric Elnes

Religion does us a disservice when it seeks to remove uncertainty from life. Have you ever noticed how the more certainty a religion claims to deliver, the more frenzied and hysterical are its adherents?

Sinner, Savior, or Both: Reflections on Jesus, Salvation, and Phyllis Tickle's Memorial Service

Eric Elnes | Posted 10.20.2015 | Religion
Eric Elnes

Most Christians claim that Jesus cannot be both sinner and savior. Yet when Jesus was baptized in the Jordan River, Luke tells us plainly that this baptism was for "repentance for the forgiveness of sins." Why would someone without sin undergo a baptism of repentance?

The Farce of the 'Global Rally For Humanity'

Eric Elnes | Posted 10.12.2015 | Media
Eric Elnes

I have always been amazed at how easy it is for hate groups to make national headlines compared to how incredibly hard it is for groups that stand for peace, love, and justice to ever be noticed in the media.

Jaweed Kaleem

The Surprising Sacred Gathering Spaces That Are Moving Into Your Neighborhoods | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 05.13.2015 | Religion

Twice a week, every Sunday and Monday night, around a dozen New Yorkers gather in long, candle-lit studio apartment nestled between a hair salon and s...

Coexistence Is Within Reach: The Making Of A Tri-Faith Community Center

Susan A. Buffett | Posted 02.15.2012 | Religion
Susan A. Buffett

Change won't happen overnight but nothing happens if we don't do anything. By building their houses of worship together, the congregants of the tri-faith group are making a long-term commitment to each other.

Jaweed Kaleem

What Happens When You Build A Mosque, A Synagogue And A Church Together? | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 12.15.2011 | Religion

In cities across the nation, increasingly diverse after waves of immigration and demographic changes, it's not uncommon to find Christian, Jewish and ...