Tag Archives: Vocation

Are You Called to be a Military Chaplain?

Frequently I am asked to share my experience of the call to the chaplain ministry. In my case, I have served and continue to serve as a US Army Reserve chaplain, not an active duty chaplain. Yet the call to … Continue reading

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Discerning God’s Call for Your Life

One of my favorite stories about calling comes from south Louisiana. A Pentecostal preacher was having some chest pains and was rushed to the hospital. It was quickly determined by the medical personnel that he needed open-heart surgery. So they … Continue reading

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Discerning God’s Call for Your Life on iTunes U

One of the blessings of ministering through Reformed Theological Seminary is the unique relationship with Apple’s iTunes and iTunes U. Through that front page link on iTunes, one may go to “humanities” and then into  “Universities” and find “Reformed Theological … Continue reading

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On Success in the Ministry

  In my readings on vacation, I came across this quotation which I find most appropriate for today’s climate in the ministry. I commend it to you all: “We must make srue that we do not decide that we shall … Continue reading

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Why Young Men Don’t Go into the Ministry

“And Jesus went throughout all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the gospel of the kingdom and healing every disease and every affliction. When he saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because they were … Continue reading

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Humble Advice to Pulpit Nominating Committees

Through my ministry, a number of churches have asked my counsel on how they should approach building their pastoral profile as they begin to seek out their pastor. I have the following things to say, and then would like to … Continue reading

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