While called to a high standard of holiness, we pastors are still, like everyone else, not-yet-complete works in progress.

According to a recent Gallup Poll, a mere 37 percent of Americans believe clergy are honest, ethical people. Our profession, once topping the list among the most trustworthy professions, has since fallen behind other professions including nurses, funeral directors, pharmacists, and police officers, and just ahead of journalists and bankers. Based on such surveys, it is fair to conclude that we

The rest is in the pages of Common Good.

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