We go to church, we sing the songs, we get to know the people; if we get too used to the routine, we can lose sight of the purpose of the assembly that God has in mind. What is the purpose of the congregation, and how can we maintain sight of it?
Beyond Today Presenter, United Church of God Pastor
Gary Petty is a 1978 graduate of Ambassador College with a BS in mass communications. He worked for six years in radio in Pennsylvania and Texas. He was ordained a minister in 1984 and has served congregations in Longview and Houston Texas; Rockford, Illinois; Janesville and Beloit, Wisconsin; and San Antonio, Austin and Waco, Texas. He presently pastors United Church of God congregations in Nashville, Murfreesboro and Jackson, Tennessee.