- No traffic jams (unless you consider a John Deere combine holding up traffic a problem)
- No rivalry between schools in the same town
- I can be involved in my kids' classes
- Wide open spaces (acres and acres of farm land)
- Apple and cherry orchards close by
- We have sunshine more than we have rain.
- Finally, our potlucks consist of tamales, chorizo tacos, enchiladas, homemade salsa, and pico de gallo.
Tuesday, June 2, 2009
The Benefits of Pastoring a Growing Church
Call me crazy but I love the fact that I can walk downtown. My house is across the street from the church, and we have one school k-12. This is life in a rural community. On June 11th it will be three years since I first came to pastor the church. Our town size is 2500 and within a ten mile radius the population is 4,000 (including the cows LOL!) I said all of that to say this, I love where God has called me. I am a relational person and one who enjoys getting involved in the life of the community. Let me give you some of the benefits of pastoring in Eastern Washington