Rev. Susan Sparks, the only female comedian in the country with a pulpit, is senior pastor of the historic Madison Avenue Baptist Church in New York City (the first woman pastor in its 160-year history). She is author of Laugh Your Way to Grace: Reclaiming the Spiritual Power of Humor. She has been featured on ABC, PBS and CNN, as a regular guest with country music star Naomi Judd on Naomi's New Morning on the Hallmark Channel, in the New York Times and in numerous comedy clubs. She is the recipient of an award from Intersections International for her interfaith work to promote justice, reconciliation and peace among diverse communities. Susan Sparks is available to speak on the following topics: Transform Your Life, Work and Spiritual Path Through Laughter Life Transitions and Finding Your Path Humor and Life Crisis Presentation Skills Using Wisdom from the Courtroom, the Pulpit and Comedy Clubs The Power of Humor for Clerics, Chaplains and Caregivers.