United Church of Christ

Books of the Bible: Esther

An adviser to a country’s leader has an ax to grind about a certain people. He tells the leader they’re lawless and should not be tolerated. So Esther’s story goes. May we read and learn.


Rachel G. Hackenberg

During the 180 days of King Ahasuerus' big bash, Queen Vashti was throwing her own party.


Quinn G. Caldwell

Esther is a Jewish woman living in the Persian Empire.


Emily C. Heath

Entitlement is not a new phenomenon. It's been around since the start of time.