Dear Church

Dear Church, I'm not sure if you are listening. I'm not sure what you do behind your walls. I've never been there, you know? Never sure who was invited, or what to wear, or how to talk. And, I'm sure that I don't look like someone who would ever wander into your building. But I've [...]

Dear John – the caged bird sings

   Dear John, You never saw the chains. Maybe you just assumed that they never existed. Maybe you just didn't care. There were chains, John. There still are. You see, no little girl or boy grows up wanting to be someone else's merchandise. This isn't about a fantasy, an escape, relaxation, or good old manly [...]

Dear John: Let My People Go

      "We are prophets of a future that is not our own." I wish that I had said that. It was penned by Bishop Ken Untener of Saginaw upon the death of an Archbishop.  I had a heavy moment last week as I taught an anti-trafficking workshop at church. In the midst of teaching, [...]