Pastor Search Committee Blog #1
PSC Blog # 1 - God’s Man, God’s Time, No Exceptions
Just a quick update from your Pastor Search Committee (PSC). We began our training this past week and had an amazing session with Dr. Wolfe. Over the next several weeks we will meet regularly to begin laying the groundwork necessary to move through this process. As we enter into the formal process of identifying our next pastor, the Pastor Search Committee (PSC) would like to take a moment to exhort you to commit to praying daily about the journey on which we have embarked. Pray for us as your PSC (both individually and collectively). Pray for the man God has already selected to be our pastor. Pray that God continues to grow our church in a way that ensures we are ready for the man God intends to send our way.
Each of us on the PSC fully understands the great responsibility that you all have entrusted us with; we do not take that responsibility lightly. It will only be through God’s grace and wisdom that we will be successful in this endeavor. We covet your prayers. Our motto throughout this entire process is also the heading of this initial blog: God’s Man, God’s Time, No Exceptions. Those principles will guide us throughout this journey and we ask each of you to embrace that motto as well. I have no doubt that a time will come when it may seem to many of you, maybe even to us, that things aren’t moving fast enough or even at all, but in those times we once again exhort you to pray. As Dr. Wolfe mentioned to us in our initial PSC training, “it’s better to have nobody than to have the wrong body”. God’s timing is perfect and He is undoubtedly guiding us through this process.
In the opening paragraph, several prayer topics were mentioned, but the following lists (many of us like lists :-) ) some specific items we would like you to commit to prayer:
That we select God’s Man, in God’s Time, No Exceptions.
That we remain unified as a body of believers.
That our personal desires or preferences give way to God’s plan.
For the man God is preparing to become our next pastor.
That our church is ready for the man God is preparing.
For the PSC individually and collectively
We are truly excited to see what God has planned for the future of First Baptist Church Burkburnett.
Pastor Search Committee
Tony Dimarzio Billie Gorham Jan Holtzen Rusty Midgett
Anita Owen David Stout Danny Taylor Jimmy Beeson