God’s Self-Revelation and Pastoral Vocations

Some time ago, I had a friend who asked if a family member could call me to discuss chaplaincy (throughout the year, I’ll have a few of these conversations with people who want to know more about corporate chaplaincy). The family member called and shared her interest in the work of the chaplain. As I…

A verse of vocation for Roy

A verse of vocation for my life. One that is filled with wisdom, power, and love. God already did the choosing and appointing. That won’t ever change. It’s me believing that word and deciding to live into it as I obey Jesus. John 15:16 You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed…

The Challenges of Pastoral Ministry

The Challenges of Pastoral Ministry What follows are some reflections on chapter 1 of “That Their Work Will Be a Joy”, by Cameron Lee and Kurt Fredrickson.  (Amazon link:  http://a.co/0lWeM08).  It’s part of my first Doctorate of Ministry class at Fuller Seminary.  All quotes are from the book.  I wholeheartedly recommend it to everybody in…