This past Sunday I experienced a moment that reinforced the why, how, and what that supports and sustains Transforming Pastoral Ministry efforts.
The moment came through Tom Rhodes. Tom is a personal friend and an active member of the Pillar family.
Tom has been a friend of mine for nearly twenty years.
Eight years ago, when we launched Pillar, I let Tom know what I was up to and invited him and his family to join us.
Tom and Sophie joined us shortly after we began worshipping as a congregation.
When they first showed up at Pillar, they looked a little like that worn-out disciple to whom I referred in my last post.
I don’t remember my exact conversation with Tom and Sophie during the days they first chose to attend Pillar.
I probably told them the same thing I say to just about everyone who shows up at Pillar: