Recognizing the call of God requires Spirit-given discernment and insight from others.
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What I learned from my tough transition.
Six principles to faithfully discern God's voice among the howls of the "wolves."
How I rediscovered the splendor of being God's own.
Understanding my personality enabled me to see introversion as a gift rather than a liability.
Addressing our unhealthy desire for security.
Rethinking the ways we hear from God.
Sometimes we speak the gospel from the bottom up.
How I discovered three dangerous illusions about my ministry and identity.
Our editors have compiled our best on Calling topics from the archives. Here you'll find ground-breaking, honest, wise coverage that sets Leadership Journal apart.
Pastors often become preoccupied with their approval rating instead of their pastoral integrity, but pastors must remember that they were not called to please their congregation.
A disconnect at home has a variety of causes.
Common reasons why spouses don't always support the call to ministry, and why the minister is sometimes at fault.
So what exactly is a call to ministry?
Authoritative ministry is grounded in a genuine calling.
Be faithful where you are while you wait for God's call.
John Ortberg reveals how he received his "call" after 30 years in ministry and how he learned that the call is not always as glamorous as it sounds.