Re: A major challenge

John W. Burgeson (
Mon, 2 Jun 1997 23:33:06 -0400

George wrote, in part: "Perhaps not, but some of us don't have the luxury
of choosing.
If closed-minded people come to church on Sunday morning, I can't just
decide not to preach to them. "

Point well taken, of course. You preacher guys have it hard sometimes. My
brother, a Lutheran pastor in Youngstown, and I have often spoken of this

I've had more than my share (as an IBMer) to speak to close-minded
audiences (not as often as you, of course). There are times you must. I
always look for the few out there who are listening with their intellect.