Between the Covers

Opening thoughts from the editor's desk.

Sharon Cress is editor of the Journal

Much of this issue is dedicated to articles about clergy children.

Mary Maxson opens the magazine by sharing a personal experience. Her honesty and openness will touch your heart.

Learn a lesson from "Those Wonderful One-Day Vacations" and take some quality time with your precious family. The memories will last a lifetime.

I was personally blessed and awakened by Jean Coleman's experience at a ministerial convention. All too quickly we rush to judge by outward appearance.

Finally, curl up in your favorite chair and enjoy an old story with a modern message.

May Jesus be very close to each of you.