About the Author

Reverend Christopher I. Thoma is the pastor of a Lutheran congregation in Michigan and the author of various volumes, including Ten Ways to Kill a Pastor, Feeding the Lambs: A Worship Primer for Teachers of Children, The Homiletical Canvas: Poetry in Service to PreachingThe Angels’ Portion: A Clergyman’s Whisky Narrative, and The Angels’ Portion Volume II. He is the keeper of a stranger, more jovial blog over at www.angelsportion.com.