My partner and I are the two gay men referred to in “Maybe I could sit in the back row” (May 7, 2021, in print;
The first thing I would like to share is the religious violence women face in the conservative Anabaptist contexts of Latin America. The wounds of violence affect our relationship with God. It was not until my young adulthood that I was truly reconciled to Jesus. Let me tell you a little bit of my story.
Rainbow Mennonite Church in Kansas City, Kan., wanted to create something to acknowledge that the land it occupies originally belonged to Indigenous groups. It ended up with “An Acknowledgement of Life.”