You Don’t Need a “Calling” to Do the Work of God

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One of my tasks as a pastor is to do away with the myth of “calling.” I know what we mean when we use this language in regards to ministry. We mean that God has burdened us to serve a people or ministry, or to preach the gospel. My fear is that the way in which we often use the term sounds more like we have experienced an other-worldly, subjective, unfalsifiable call from the mouth of God to do something that he has not commanded everyday Christians to do. …Read More.