The sun is about to set on this season of my life. After fifteen years, I have resigned my position as Children’s Pastor at Portland Open Bible Church. November 28, 2010 will be my final day of service. This news signals not only my resignation from the church, but also from future service as a children’s pastor. I have decided that my days as a church leader have concluded.
Please pray for Portland Open Bible Church as they adjust to this development. We part on warm and gracious terms, full of reciprocal love. They have a terrific team of people with whom I have been unbelievably privileged to serve. I will miss them dearly.
In the future, I envision continued efforts at mission among the marginalized in the interior of the city. I also plan to write, engaging in a far more frequent and disciplined writing schedule.
As the days progress I will offer glimpses into this new journey. The life editing to which I have been referring in previous posts has now taken a public form. It is risky. It is necessary. Break camp and advance….