Todd and Rex Pair

Giving Thanks to God for People Who Make You Better

Todd Wright Legacy, Life 0 Comments

Today I give God thanks for, and commemorate the friendship and ministry partnership of Rex Pair, who passed away Sunday, June 5, 2016 at the age of 52. He fought stage 4 lung cancer valiantly and relentlessly since his diagnosis September 2013. Rex served as my Executive Pastor at Midway Church for the last 12 years, from July 2004 until his passing. As Executive Pastor he assisted me


The Power of Eating Grits and Training Leaders

Todd Wright Global Mission, Leadership 0 Comments

I’ve been eating grits for breakfast almost every day since I was a kid. Grits were likely among the first solid foods I ate as a baby! I can confidently say, “I LOVE grits!” But until my recent visit to Zimbabwe to train pastors and church leaders February 27-March 5, 2016, I have never had grits three times every day! Yea that’s right. Grits for breakfast! Grits for lunch! Grits for supper! As much as I love grits, having them three times each day was a real stretch for my spoiled palate! I was there to invest in forty-two Pastors and church leaders from several denominations. They ranged in age ...

Africa, Mission, God Moments, and Life

Todd Wright Global Mission 3 Comments

It was just two weeks ago, February 11-21, 2016, and once again I was in the country of Burkina Faso. I was there to help lead a group of church leaders in a National Leadership Conference with the International Leadership Institute. My prayer was that those in attendance would be more equipped to lead and mobilize their churches to carry out the great commission of Jesus-sharing HIS message of hope with the world. My challenge was for them to become a leader of leaders. We would teach them some core values and principles of effective leadership to help them in their journey. Burkina Faso is one of the poorest countries …

My 1st Birthday

100 Days to 50: Day 1 – We Have Finally Arrived!

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Well I could say that the last 100 days have been rewarding, but I must clarify that the last 50 years have been rewarding!  Here’s a few important things I’ve learned in my journey.  Some of them Ive learned when I approached the age of 30, others when I approached the age of 40, and others I have only begun to embrace through this process of evaluation.  These are some things that we all need to work on diligently:  Develop patience and kindness    Learn how to relax    Become friends with change    Know what you are good at, and what you are not    Be confident in your relationship with God  Develop a commitment ...