I just returned from a whirlwind weekend in Dallas at Exploration 2009. 500 high school seniors and college students from around the country spent the weekend deciding if God was calling them into ordained ministry in the United Methodist Church.The highlight of the entire weekend was during Saturday night worship. I was helping collect offering … Continue reading Exploration 2009
Last week I was driving some of our our teens home from an afternoon of mini-golf. The heavens opened up and let loose on Dayton, Ohio.As I drove down Main Street, I realized that discerning God's call in my life is like driving in a downpour. 1. I couldn't see very far in front of … Continue reading Discerning God’s call is like driving in a downpour
On Thursday, August 20, anybody who has discerned a call into ministry is invited to publish a post on what that process has been like. What are the struggles, joys, surprises and outcomes? Who helped you along? Where are you now? What do you wish someone told you at the beginning of discernment?Write the post, … Continue reading Calling all bloggers!