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Time to Leave the Back Pew?

"Jason, you never struck me as a back pew kind of guy."

The words still hang in the air around me, like an echo that never says good night. T

he observation came from a good friend and church leader who visited my congregation last year. When the service ended, he approached me with a handshake and a wide smile, saying the words I still hear today.

We'd known each other for some time and he had visited our ward of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints before, but on the Sundays he'd passed through, I was traveling or attending elsewhere.

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