While it’s overly simplistic to quickly quip, “You were created a human being, not a human doing,” it’s also imperative that somehow that message gets conveyed.
When we are broken and humbled, acts of kindness convey God’s care in ways that spark and refresh our sense of being called to serve God.
Many of my students ask whether you can have a calling if you do not believe in God.
Everything Christians do for the Lord has significance not only for this life, but for the life to come.
During retirement we are called to discern the varied ways our new status can become an opportunity to be of service to others—our children, grandchildren, siblings, parents, churches, and wider communities.
God calls us in remarkably diverse and unpredictable ways. Because this is so, there is no simple or generalizable formula for discerning what task, career, or domestic positions God is calling us to occupy.
Self-denial is at the heart of Christian calling. How different this is from popular conceptions of calling!
At pivotal points in our paid work we must sometimes decide whether to remain where we are or move on to a new location.
Ah, for a magic formula into which you could plug your distinctive set of circumstances...
All members of the body of Christ are called to be filled with the Holy Spirit, grow in the fruit of the Spirit, and both receive from and contribute to other members of their communities.
What if I make the wrong career choices?
As a high school senior I feel so much pressure in making decisions that might affect my career and life: Do I go to college or not? What programs do I choose?