Eulogy for a “Heretic” at Collins Road Baptist Church

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It’s been 36 years since I’ve set foot in the church. I hadn’t expected a third of the congregation to be Mennonite. I hadn’t expected the eulogist to refer to the deceased as suspected heretic. I’d come to honor the memory of this smiling, wise, knowledgeable towering figure from my childhood who died from Covid-19. And for the memory of my childhood itself.


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