In the early 1990s, I was a twenty-something-year-old pastor with a ton of questions.
Our church was beginning to average near a thousand on Sundays, and I was invited to preach a tent revival in Fremont, California, with Dr. Lee Roberson.
I was excited to get answers from an eighty-year-old veteran of the faith who had seen 60,000 people baptized in his forty years of pastoring the Highland Park Baptist Church.
As I traveled to and from the airport with Dr. Roberson, I brought with me a yellow pad with a long list of questions for him.
One of my first questions to Dr. Roberson was, “How did you stay in one place for forty years?” I’ll never forget his two-part answer: (more…)