Next year I will be sixty-five, and I have asked the Board of Directors to find my successor. I hope that he (or she) will join us by next September. We would overlap for some months to make the transition easier. After that I hope to take on a part-time job and to write two or three books that are on the drawing board. Despite recent surgery (removal of an adenoma in the isthmus of the thyroid), I feel great, and I’m looking forward to another decade of hard work.

In the next issue we will run an interview with some former members of the Children of God cult and a picture of the controversial COG founder, David Berg, whose picture has never appeared in print so far as we know. It’s a scoop!

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