I've got a hunch that some people think that the pastor has "arrived." You know, he's like a spiritual Clark Kent. Sure, he looks mild mannered but we all know that under the vanilla exterior there's a spiritual Man of Steel lurking on the inside.
Our company is more than our immediate family and friends. Our company includes work associates, Facebook friends, Twitter followers, the authors of the books we read, the writers of the songs we enjoy, the stars of the TV and movies we watch, the programmers of the video games we play, the people we rub shoulders with at church, fellow players on a sports team, and the coaches of our children.
Dr. Ray Anderson was my first doctoral mentor. He grew up on a South Dakota farm at a time when horses still pulled plows.
"My one purpose in life is to help people find a personal relationship with God, which, I believe, comes through knowing Christ." --Billy Graham