Five years of learning…
This blog is inspired by a man that has been a pastor in urban Chicago for the last 40 years. He wrote an article containing 40 things he had learned in 40 years. I have been pastor here at Tri-City since 2008 but five seems like a good round number to write about so here we go.

Members will break your heart.
Members will encourage your heart.
The world is getting worse.
Churches are getting worse.
God’s word is true.

Pride will stunt your growth.
You are never too old to grow.
Love is the greatest agent of change
Trust the God given vision, even at times others can’t see it (including you)
Being a pastor is a very, very difficult job
I wouldn’t be anything else