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c. 1997 Religion News Service (Tom Ehrich is an Episcopal priest in Winston-Salem, N.C., an author and former Wall Street Journal reporter. E-mail him at journey(at)interpath.com). UNDATED _ It took a book of poetry to answer a question that has long perplexed me: Why do some congregations thrive and others melt away? Even with the […]