I Love My Calling But Not Always My Job

As I wrote last week, God called me to the ministry of the Word of God, and I love my calling. My job, on the other hand, that’s a different story.

What a calling looks like is not static, but often shifts over time. For 13 years my calling found expression as a youth pastor. God did not call me to be a youth pastor; he called me to the ministry of the Word of God. The exercise of the call was as a youth pastor. For the last 19 years God’s call on me has been as a senior, lead, or solo pastor. You’ve seen this, right? You probably know people who served in a…

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