"I would like to thank the 'Anglican Journal' for the discussions around 'Gone by 2040 ?' (January 2020 issue, p. 1)". "Then I got gobsmacked when I read the two letters to the editor, which were critical of and hostile to Don Cherry. Is someone's outrage going to bring people into our churches ? Is it not being a bit of a hypocrite to state that Don Cherry is a poor role model because of his choice of clothes ? I have labelled myself a 'Christian curmudgeon' and find that I may forgive these people even though I might strongly disagree with them. Our church does not stand in judgement of those who are in the congregation. It does not refuse to listen to the voices of fellow citizens. ... Everyone sitting in the pew next to us is proof of God's love. What attracts people to join us on Sunday is the joy, the singing and the smiles of the congregation. Let us remember that !"