This weekend is a pretty special one for me. On Sunday, I celebrate two events:
First, I am turning 32. Just seeing that number is kinda crazy to me. It’s not a depressing thing, but it just represents a lot of life that God has allowed me to live. I am very grateful.
Second, I am celebrating 1 decade of being a pastor at North Side Baptist Church. In a time when some stats say that ministers stay at a church for an average of 2 years, it seems hard to imagine staying somewhere for 10.
10 years ago on my birthday, I began moving my books into an office in the Family Life Center to serve as a full-time yet part-time College and Missions Pastor. I had just finished up a summer serving M-Fuge in St. Louis, I was engaged to the best girl in the entire world, and I had a hopeful disposition to what was awaiting at North Side.
Things have changed in the last 10 years just a little bit:
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