this week's announcements

spring workday

Our spring workday is this Saturday, April 27th from 9am - 3pm.  Come spend a couple of hours working in doors or out and help get the church spruced up for spring!   Please sign up to work on our website at to help us plan projects.

community garden plots available

Are you interested in renting a plot in our community garden? Contact Linda Erickson for the registration form at or (913) 302-5772. $15 fee for one plot for the growing season. They are assigned on a first come, first served basis. We have a few spots left and would love to have you join us.


author kathleen norris to speak at redemption

New York Times best selling author on Christian Spirituality, Kathleen Norris, will speak at 7pm next Monday, April 29th at Redemption Church.  $5 suggested donation.


ladies’ game night

Our next women’s event is Friday, May 3rd at 7:00pm.  Join us for games, food and fun!


men’s breakfast

The May men’s breakfast is Saturday May 11th at 8:30am in the foyer.  $3-5 donation is appreciated to cover costs.


graduation sunday

We will be celebrating our high school seniors, as well as anyone graduating from a program on Sunday, May 12th.  If you or someone in your family will be graduating, please email Beth Price at to be included.


Against the Rage Machine - Isaac Anderson


“Against the Rage Machine”

by Isaac Anderson



Miroslav Volf, Free of Charge: Giving and Forgiving in a Culture Stripped of Grace (book)

Desmond Tutu & Mpho Tutu, The Book of Forgiving: The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves and Our World (book)

Dr. Dan Allender and Dr. Tremper Longman III, Bold Love (book)

N.T. Wright, Matthew for Everyone Pt. 2 (commentary)

Klyne Snodgrass, Stories with Intent: A Comprehensive Guide to the Parables of Jesus (commentary)

Beyond Right & Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness (documentary)

Rob Bell, "The Forgiving Flow" (5-part podcast)

TED Radio Hour, "Forgiveness" (podcast)

Nadia Bolz-Weber on forgiveness via The Nantucket Project (talk)

Dr. Everett Worthington, "If You Want to Forgive" (article)

Worthington, et al., "Decisional and Emotional Forgiveness" (academic study)

Kirsten Weir, "Forgiveness can improve mental and physical health" (article)