By Adventer Josh Lancette. The rest of this journal entry can be found at Venn Magazine. Click on the link to read on, and congratulations on getting this published, Josh!
I walk into the room and see fifty people of different ethnicities, economic statuses, and fashion styles. Up front, the pastor is dressed in a white robe, a purple sash draped across his neck and falling over his shoulders.
“The Lord be with you,” he proclaims, his hands open and extended towards us.
“And also with you,” we say back. And we mean it, even though it spills out of us as a habit.