Jerry Herships is a gift to the many people he serves in his life as a mentor and pastor and teacher, and in Last Call he shares his gift with the rest of us. And for that I am so grateful. Last Call is more than a memoir; it is a manifesto. A manifesto of hope for those of us who have felt left out and left behind. It is not simply the story of Jerry’s life from comedian to bartender to minister–it is a picture of what we are all called to–an unashamed, unrestrained, unrestricted expression of the life and love of God.