What’s the definition of compassion? Pastor Ford defines it this way: Your pain in my heart. So that means, in order to be compassionate, we have to put other people’s pain in our own heart and then strive to see their situation from their perspective.
Pastor James Ford Jr. has been the senior pastor of Christ Bible Church of Chicago, located on the south side of Chicago, Ill., for over 35 years. He also serves as the president of Impact Ministries, an outreach ministry committed to strengthening families in the South Shore community of Chicago.