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Sara Miles
Sara Miles is the founder and director of The Food Pantry, and serves as Director of Ministry at St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Her books include Jesus Freak: Feeding Healing Raising the Dead and Take This Bread: A Radical Conversion. She speaks, preaches and leads workshops around the country, and her writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the New Yorker, and on National Public Radio.

Entries by Sara Miles

Why Ash Wednesday?

(24) Comments | Posted March 4, 2014 | 4:57 PM

Today isn't exactly the most enticing of Christian holidays: it's got no beautiful decorations, no gifts or trees or beloved carols, no festive parades or fancy hats. There aren't Champagne toasts, sugarplums, or party tables laden with hams and roast goose: in fact there's no food at all. Nobody gets...

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Faith in the Streets

(7) Comments | Posted February 11, 2014 | 5:04 PM

About fourteen years ago, I took my first communion. I hadn't known -- in fact, hadn't remotely considered -- that I was looking for God. I didn't believe in God: I was just poking my head into an interesting-looking building to see what was going on. Over the next decade,...

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