“But for me, personally, it was the notes from everyday Christians that left an impact: The stories of students who felt forced (and wrongly so) to choose betw... Read More >
Rev. Mapes has 25 years of ministry experience throughout the Appalachian region. He is currently serving in the small town of Ravenswood, W.Va.
With one exception, none of our churches seemed to highly value the role of the pastor as scholar. Let me clarify: my churches wanted their pastor to be intelligent.... Read More >