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Am I Called? (Basics of the Faith)
How can you be sure of a call to pastoral ministry? What are the qualifications? What does ministry even involve? Answering a call means dedicating your life to the vital service of preacher and pastor. George Robertson explores the implications with input from pastors through the ages. Having considered these, you can carefully test and explore your call and evaluate your ...more
Paperback, 31 pages
Published March 19th 2013 by P & R Publishing
(first published January 2nd 2013)
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How does a person know if they are called to pastoral work? Robertson answers this question by first defining what ministry is, focusing on its dual responsibilities of preaching and pastoring. Then he turns to the calling—a community process in which one sits under the Word, the Spirit compels them to serve, the church recognizes such gifts, and the person then proclaims the Word to others, and the cycle begins again. A brief, useful read.