Books Worth Reading
"While my friends were becoming bishops and deans of cathedrals, I was falling off the ladder of success. The fact that I had willingly let go of the rungs did nothing to diminish my sense of failure. By leaving church, I was about to leave everything I knew how to do and be. I had no way of knowing whether my choice would turn out to be a good one."
"Do you think things always have an explanation?" "Yes. I believe they do. But I think that with our human limitations we're not always able to understand the explanations. But you see, Meg, just because we don't understand doesn't mean that the explanation doesn't exist."
"The Christians leaders of the future have to be theologians, persons who know the heart of God and are trained--through prayer, study, and careful analysis--to manifest the divine event of God's saving work in the midst of many seemingly random events of their time."