The Rev. Martin B. Copenhaver is a magna cum laude graduate of Dickinson College and received his M.Div. from Yale Divinity School in 1980. Rev. Copenhaver served churches in Phoenix, Arizona, Burlington, Vermont and Westport, Connecticut before becoming Senior Pastor of Wellesley Congregational Church in 1994. He is the author of four books: Living Faith While Holding Doubts; To Begin at the Beginning: An Introduction to the Christian Faith; Good News in Exile (co-authored with Anthony B. Robinson and William Willimon); and Words for the Journey: Letters to Our Teenagers About Life and Faith (co-authored with Anthony B. Robinson). He is currently working on a new book about Christian practices. Rev. Copenhaver was winner of the Mersick Prize for preaching and has had many of his sermons published in the Harper & Row “Best Sermons” series.