Recently we had a little issue in the church office when we ran out of toner for the printer/copier. Long story short, I drove up to the Canon distribution facility on a rainy day because we had to have that toner to print the newsletter, bulletins, etc. When I arrived a gentleman in a ratty t-shirt in the front office told me I had to go to the back to pick up the toner. When I got to the back of the big distribution facility, I walked up the stairs to a door next to one of dozens of truck bays into a cage. Yes, a cage. After a few minutes of trying to get someone’s attention from the cage, someone told me I had to go one cage over. OK, so I walked outside in the rain to the next door, entered the cage, and again tried to get some help. A gentleman entered the cage who looked like he worked there, and I asked him where to pick up my toner.
He said, “I don’t know. I’m just a driver like you!”
“Um, I’m just a pastor,” I said, “trying to pick up our toner so we can print again.” [Read more…]