Angel in a Gray Sweatsuit

by Brian Erickson
June 2008 There is a woman in a gray sweatsuit screaming “At the Foot of the Cross” into a microphone she does not need. The pianist, whose hair resembles something… read more

Interfaith Dialogue (and Trialogue)

by Mouzon Biggs
When I grew up in Panola County, Texas, I knew no Jews and no Muslims. However, when I was a student at Centenary College in Shreveport, La., two of my favorite professors… read more

Leadership for Introverts

by Olu Brown
As a kid I was pretty normal. I played sports with my friends, enjoying all of the exciting kids’ stuff young people do. As I stumbled through adolescence and into my… read more

The Legacy Conversation: Helping a Congregation Die with Dignity

by Gil Rendle
The numbers are simply against a good portion of our small North American congregations. North American Protestantism has always been a small-church experience. While most of the… read more

Statistics in Worship?

by Alex Joyner
Enough statistics ABOUT worship; how about statistics IN worship? Sound crazy? Maybe. But maybe not. At a recent chaotic and unfocused council meeting, my associate pastor Peter… read more

The Warmth of a Note

by J. Clif Christopher
The other day my secretary came in with the mail. In the stack was a hand addressed envelope with my name on it and in the return corner it showed that it was sent by a former… read more
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