From the March, 2008 issue of Touchstone
Ready, Willing, Unlabeled by Peter Geromel

Ready, Willing, Unlabeled

Peter Geromel on Dollar Store Churches

A few months ago, I met a gentleman dressed in a motorcycle jacket and denim jeans at a coffee shop. He seemed intellectual, and we chatted about Pope Benedict’s recent statements on Islam. I thought I might have found a potential proselyte for the continuing Anglican parish I serve.

The next time I saw him was on a late night at the local diner. He didn’t remember me. He claimed that the radio towers in town were giving out radiation and told the waitress she would soon be sterile. He phoned in a citizen’s arrest on the radio tower owner.

Later I saw him at the Dollar Store. He claimed he was engaged to a helicopter pilot half his . . .


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