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One of my all-time favorite church
magazine cartoons pictures a physician in his office, speaking with his
bookkeeper. The subject of their conversation is a patient’s bill, which
apparently had been in the accounts receivable file for a long, long time. The
bookkeeper says to the doctor, “He says that since you told him his recovery
was a miracle, he sent his check to the church.” ...
Robert J. Elder has served churches in New
Jersey, Texas, and Oregon during more than three decades in parish ministry. He
was the pastor for 20 years of First Presbyterian Church in Salem, Oregon.
Elder is the author of Restoring the Future (CSS), and his sermons and
articles have appeared in numerous periodicals, including Christian
Century, Pulpit Digest, Lectionary Homiletics, Preaching Great Texts, Clergy
Journal, Christian Ministry, Reformed Worship, and Presbyterian
Outlook. He is a graduate of Trinity University (B.A.), Princeton
Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and Drew University Theological School (D.Min.).