Sunday, June 24, 2018

God’s Call On Your Calendar

God calls me with shocking regularity to press the snooze button at least once each morning. His Spirit affirms with my spirit that parents...

Your Calling and Your Place

I spent several years acquainting myself with the myriad sleeping positions my 2006 Honda Accord afforded me. After graduating college I set out to...
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How Does A Church Attract Men Who Are Called To Ministry?

In this video, Dave talks with Daniel Montgomery, who is lead pastor of Sojourn Community Church in Louisville, Kentucky. Dave and Daniel talk about how...

Called Out Of The Music Industry Into Pastoral Ministry

Kicking and screaming. That’s how I came into ministry. It’s what I tell everybody, because I had an almost violent resistance to it for...

A Prayer To Propel You Into The New Year

Whether you're an established pastor or just beginning your exploration of pastoral calling, let this prayer from The Valley of Vision encourage you. -- O Lord, Length of days...

I Feel Called to Ministry, But You Don’t Know What I’ve Done!

Have you ever wondered whether your past disqualifies you from ministry? Are there things you’ve done that make you think you’re unworthy to be...

A Long, Winding, Non-Traditional Path To Pastoral Ministry

Note: Joshua Hughes serves as the worship pastor at Four Oaks Church. I've asked him to share his story of how God called him...

The Call From The Seminary To The Pulpit

Recently I received an email with an attention-grabbing question. It came from an influential seminary professor and supplied a backstory, but the entire email...

Manhood, Ministry, and Rap – An Interview With Owen Strachan

Owen Strachan is the author of Risky Gospel: Abandon Fear and Build Something Awesome (Thomas Nelson). He is on Twitter (@ostrachan), leads CBMW, and...

Hygiene, Seminary, and the Need For Training – An Interview With Owen Strachan

What follows is an interview with Owen Strachan. At the time of this interview Owen was an assistant professor at both Southern Baptist Theological...