On a trip to the South a few months ago, I visited the Full Gospel Tabernacle Church in Memphis to hear the Rev. Al Green preach. Like about half the congregation, I was more interested in watching the R&B legend cavorting about in a clergyman's robes than in receiving Jesus into my heart. More than three hours later, I staggered out of God's house famished and bemused. Only a couple of things stood out from the experience: One, how the minister's preaching was no match for his singing; and two, how much my ass ached from sitting... More >>>