Category Archives: testimony

Life Perspective from Rob Bell

3213870424On January 20, 2013 I will be installed as the lead pastor of Oakdale Wesleyan Church, and as the date approaches many thoughts have crossed my mind. Although we, the involved parties, just picked the first available Sunday in January, that date happened to fall on Inauguration Day for President Barack Obama’s second term, and Martin Luther King, Jr. Day weekend. I do not place myself on the level of the first African-American president of the U.S. nor the leader of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement, but I am honored to share, and find significance in sharing, their day. Continue reading Life Perspective from Rob Bell

Ministry News: New Pastoral Calling

leafMy busy schedule has not allowed me to keep up with regular blog and Twitter posting over the past three weeks. However, after many years of work and prayer, that intensified over the past three weeks, on Nov. 18, 2012, I was offered and accepted the call as lead pastor at Oakdale Wesleyan Church in Oakdale, MN.

I ask that you forgive the lack of attention the blog may receive as we transition over the next few months, and travel down the road of greater opportunity to impact individuals, our culture, and the world, with the hope and love found in Jesus.

©2012 Paul Tillman

Student Testimony: Wesleyan Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University Commencement

Student Testimony by Rev. Paul Tillman
Wesleyan Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University Commencement
August 11, 2012
As a pastor, this is the largest congregation I have ever had the opportunity to address, and the Provost has only allotted me two minutes! [GRIMACE toward the Provost] Really?!