first became familiar with the Chicago campus when he
briefly visited a monthly gathering last October.The next day, driving back to Chicago after meeting with Small in Barrington, Wu
felt the tap of the Holy Spirit and knew God was calling him to Chicago.Wu
initially had objections about moving to Chicago, and was particularly opposed to the prospect of leaving California's warm weather and fishing.
"In the weeks to come, my heart completely changed," Wu
told the gathering of approximately 250 congregants."I fell in love with the city." Wu
spent years working in California's Silicon Valley providing leadership in various capacities to Genesis Technology, Inc.
and Twin Peaks Software.Then, twelve years ago, he started a church and most recently served as a pastor at Crosswinds Church in the San Francisco Bay Area.
initial objections about moving to Chicago behind him, Wu
is now committed to building Willow Creek's Chicago campus.
"I so look forward to the day we can say, ,Look what God has done in this place,'" Wu