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Recognizing the call of God requires Spirit-given discernment and insight from others.

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Andy Crouch: Image-bearing Leads to Flourishing

Andy Crouch: Image-bearing Leads to Flourishing

The world that God creates is filled with potential, and it is waiting for image-bearing.
Confessions of a Pastor’s Wife

Confessions of a Pastor’s Wife

Could I live up to his calling?
Suspenseful Pastor Search

Suspenseful Pastor Search

Tom Nelson: A Robust Theology That Informs Work

Tom Nelson: A Robust Theology That Informs Work

We must understand the centrality of a robust theology that informs our lives and vocations.
Tom Nelson: The Hidden Years of Jesus

Tom Nelson: The Hidden Years of Jesus

Fundamentally, work is contribution rather than remuneration.
Tom Nelson: Beginning with Vocation

Tom Nelson: Beginning with Vocation

We have an integral God who is an integral worker, and work is at the heart of the story.
Tom Nelson: Liturgy That Affirms Work

Tom Nelson: Liturgy That Affirms Work

What does Sunday liturgy look like when it celebrates vocation?
Tom Nelson: The Biblical Definition of Work

Tom Nelson: The Biblical Definition of Work

"The seamless design of creation is that we would work."
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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.

Lashed to the Mast

Lashed to the MastSubscriber Access Only

Why THIS?
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.
When Your Wife Resents Your Call

When Your Wife Resents Your CallSubscriber Access Only

A disconnect at home has a variety of causes.
Why THIS?
Common reasons why spouses don't always support the call to ministry, and why the minister is sometimes at fault.
God's Calling Plan

God's Calling Plan

So what exactly is a call to ministry?
Why THIS?
Authoritative ministry is grounded in a genuine calling.
God's Call Waiting

God's Call Waiting

Be faithful where you are while you wait for God's call.
Why THIS?
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.
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Missional Living in a Fraternity

Missional Living in a Fraternity

What it takes to go with Jesus into unlikely parts of the world.
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