Martin B. Copenhaver is president of Andover Newton Theological School in Newton Centre, Massachusetts.
Meeting with Sing Sing seminarians
In the context of a seminary class behind bars, Jesus' question to Simon is a probing and challenging one.
Read this first
Reinhold Niebuhr was 23 years old when he began this journal of his experience as the pastor of a blue-collar church in Detroit. Pastors will be reassured to read how even the great Niebuhr struggles with the pastoral role.
Reflections on a long pastorate
I have pastored the same church for 18 years. That's not exactly a towering pinnacle, but it does provide some interesting views.
The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking