“You weaponized religion and you wonder why I’m leaving to find Jesus on the wrong side of your walls … ”

Daniel Deitrich’s hymn is both a love song to the church and a call to repentance, which castigates the Trump administration for “putting kids in cages, ripping mothers from their babies,” but blames the church for failing to rein them in: “I looked to you to speak on their behalf/But all I heard was silence/Or worse you justify it.”

It is also a warning to the church: “You weaponized religion and you wonder why I’m leaving to find Jesus on the wrong side of your walls … ”