Britt Carlson serves as pastor of community life at Portland Mennonite Church. She is a graduate of Seattle Pacific University and earned the master of divinity degree at Duke Divinity School. She is a native of Portland.
A few years ago, I was driving home through downtown Portland, Ore., on a Sunday afternoon when I got stuck in a protest. Antifa was on one side of the street. The right-wing group Patriot Prayer was on the other….