The Return of Christ

Christ will return with sword in mouth, revealing the crookedness of the world's systems, cutting through deception and pride. Christ's words will pierce hearts and expose our sins—the ways we abuse our power and exploit others—and give us vision for a new world, opening our eyes to revolutionary possibilities. Christ will broaden our imagination for … Continue reading The Return of Christ

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Comrade Alyssa is on a hunger strike!

Comrade Alyssa, a committed communist and Christian who is currently in prison, needs our support as she begins her hunger strike! Pray for her, donate to her book fund, and stay up to date with her twitter to know how to be in solidarity with her! Tweet found here: https://twitter.com/comradealyssa/status/1113842897340727302 Support Comrade Alyssa: https://www.gofundme.com/comrade-alyssa039s-prison-book-fund

Becoming a Community: A Friendly Fire Update

The first six months of our community were powerful, and busy. Between occupations, noise demos, marches, fundraisers, long nights of jail support - between Occupy ICE and the Prison Strike and anti-fascist counter-demonstrations - we were always seeing each other, always in the streets, always praying. We prayed before, during, and after actions. We prophesied … Continue reading Becoming a Community: A Friendly Fire Update

Church Abolition, Black Liberation and the End of the World

Written by Argentina, a retreat organizer and member of Christians for Socialism Church abolition has a conflicting meaning for me. I think of what churches have meant for communes before it was an institution that sided with imperialism, racism and other demonic forces that have plagued the earth. Initially, churches were intentional communities where people … Continue reading Church Abolition, Black Liberation and the End of the World

The Friendly Fire Retreat!

You can apply to the 2019 Friendly Fire Retreat now. Applications are due April 15. Another church is possible! Global systems of domination keep us isolated.  Capitalism, white supremacy, cisheteropatriarchy, ableism, and christian hegemony violently tear our communities apart. The church has for too long perpetuated these power structures—but we will not. Our interconnectedness and … Continue reading The Friendly Fire Retreat!

Human beings ought to stand before one another as reverently, as reflectively, as lovingly, as we would before the entrance to Hell.

“We are as forlorn as children lost in the woods. When you stand in front of me and look at me, what do you know of the griefs that are in me and what do I know of yours. And if I were to cast myself down before you and weep and tell you, what … Continue reading Human beings ought to stand before one another as reverently, as reflectively, as lovingly, as we would before the entrance to Hell.