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Most of us probably haven’t given much thought to Thornton Wilder’s Our Town since, maybe, it was the spring play during our high school years.  That is, until Tom Long’s review of Howard Sherman’s new book, Another Day’s Begun:  Thornton Wilder’s Our Town in the...

“What you are writing is helpful – it is something for us to aspire to – but this is too hard, too challenging right now.”  “I’d love to have my church board spend a generous amount of time talking of larger topics of God’s imagination, but...

Every church board faces hard choices at its meetings.  Beginning with how to structure the meeting itself. Choice One is to spend time… …on the minutes from the previous meeting, correcting typos and the list of excused absences; …making one board member uncomfortably read some mild piece they...