Excellent thoughts by Pastor Jim Savastio!
Men who achieve a degree of greatness are often polarizing figures. This is not only true in the realms of politics and popular culture but in the church as well. Bland men rarely stir great passions, but men of conviction and gift often do. In recent days much has been written about one of the prominent preachers among Reformed Baptist. That man is Albert N. Martin. For four years he was my pastor and instructor in Pastoral Theology at the Trinity Ministerial Academy.
Much has been written about the public ministry of Pastor Martin. There are sermons that resonate with me nearly thirty years after hearing them. There are the dozens of Pastoral Theology classes that form the bedrock of my life and ministry. But there are three anecdotes that I want to share that have left the most lasting impression upon me.
When I first came to Trinity in…
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