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Rev. Susan Sparks

A trial lawyer, turned standup comedian and Baptist minister, Rev. Susan Sparks is America’s only female comedian with a pulpit. Currently, the Senior Pastor of the historic Madison Avenue Baptist Church in New York City (and the first woman in its 165 year history), she is also a professional comedian touring nationally with a standup Rabbi and a Muslim comic in “Laugh in Peace."  Her book, Laugh Your Way to Grace was named one of the best spiritual books of 2010 and has sold over 15,000 copies.  More information can be found at

Blog Posts by Rev. Susan Sparks

Posted by Rev. Susan Sparks 1 year 38 weeks ago
When I want to remind myself of the power of prayer, I go to the Astor Place Kmart on the lower east side of Manhattan. Sure, I could read Kierkegaard or Augustine, but I prefer the Kmart....