In this article, Randy Patten presents a funeral address that describes unique aspects of William Goode’s distinctively pastoral ministry. He was a pastor to pastors because he was approachable, he cared about pastors and their families, he listened, he made us laugh, he modeled pastoral ministry, he modeled a giving beyond the scope of his primary focus and he confronted us with the Scriptures. Patten’s tribute concludes with Proverbs 23:23, “Buy truth and sell it not.” Goode taught us to pay the price to get truth, and never to give up truth.
The Church Is Doing Better than We Think
When we think about the state of the church today, the negatives often come to mind. While there is much […]