Isn’t this what church is?

Last weekend, I skipped church to attend the 2019 Albuquerque Women's March. However, even though I wasn't sitting in a pew, I still felt like I was experiencing "church." As we marched in downtown Albuquerque, chanting and holding signs with thousands of others, this experience reminded me in the most unexpected way of my transforming Pilgrimage experience from a few months ago (you can read my blog here if you missed … Continue reading Isn’t this what church is?

Stories from the Border // part 2.

This is the second in a series of stories from a recent trip to the U.S.-Mexico border. If you missed the first, please read it here. My attempt at telling these stories is not to speak for those that we met living in the borderlands - or the hundreds of thousands of others experiencing similar things - but to share what I experienced and the ways that it is already beginning to shape me.  Along the Port of Entry, two rows of concertina wire, added the day before we arrived in Douglas-Agua Prieta, serve … Continue reading Stories from the Border // part 2.