Podcast Ep.128: The 20+ Year Pastor (Pastor Milan Dekich)

We continue our series on the twenty-plus-year pastor. What keeps a pastor serving even when the road gets rough? How does one stay resilient during seasons of little growth, opposition and even disappointments and loss? Have you ever considered that pastoring can be mundane? How do you keep yourself passionate about preaching and shepherding? What a joy it was to interview pastor Milan Dekich who served for forty years in one church at Fairview Church of God in Falkville, AL.

Born in 1954, Milan Brown Dekich grew up in Ringgold, Ga on chicken and cattle farm,. His education is as follows:  Ooltewah High School – 1972, University of Georgia – BSEd – 1977, Anderson College School of Theology – 1980, Asbury Seminary – Doctor of Ministry 1992,   Pastor of Fairview Church of God, Falkville, AL 1980- 2020, Regional Pastor of the Church of God in Alabama – 2020 – present.. Wife- Barbara Jo (Blevins) Dekich, Children- Daughter – Christal (Dekich) Ellett, Son – Milan Michael Dekich, Son-in-law – Hayes Ellett.

His Hobbies – Fishing, raising Golden Retrievers, hunting artifacts.

 

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