Fred Craddock in retirement
Craddock let the word out that he would be available at no charge for preaching and teaching. Only non-seminary graduates should attend.
Reading a parable in prison
"Why you even invite us to any of this," asked Richard, "if you’re just gonna humiliate us and throw us out anyway?"
On marriage and other covenants
There are many people with whom I have not had an affair. Billions. There is also one man in particular.
When it’s time for a church to close
Each day in the U.S., nine churches close their doors for good. This isn’t news—but it’s hard to talk about when it’s your church.
How institutions can die well
Will Campbell once held a funeral for a town. This odd act showed how the practices of death and dying aren’t just for individuals.
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