Sam is a sharp pastor. He’s got good personal skills, is a great preacher, excellent teacher, and knows how to lead. He’s well-read and keeps up with the latest news on what works for churches. He even remembers some of the Greek he learned at seminary. He leads a great staff. Tina, the associate, compliments Sam’s gifts. They make an excellent pastoral team. Sam is an energetic, hard worker. His colleagues from area churches respect him. He is a cutting-edge innovator. He’s brought many programs to his church and implements them enthusiastically. He’s on top of the church finances, administration, and planning. He can cast vision and inspires many who have become motivated for ministry.