Martin B. Copenhaver, an ordained minister of the United Church of Christ, has served churches in Westport, Connecticut; Burlington, Vermont; and Phoenix, Arizona. He is currently Senior Pastor of 1,000-member Wellesley Congregational Church, where he has served since 1994. He is the author (or co-author) of five books and has been published widely in national periodicals. He is an editor-at-large for The Christian Century and frequent speaker throughout the country. He currently resides in Wellesley, Massachusetts.