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.”
We heard the gunfire as we were getting ready to leave the church.
On the eighth day, God created a thrift shop. God called it the Crowded Closet, because it would help the rich empty their closets and make space in their hearts for love.