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

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Tom Nelson: Q & A - Honoring the Sabbath

Tom Nelson: Q & A - Honoring the Sabbath

Amid the discussion of redeeming work, how do we talk about rest?
Sara Groves: Becoming Obsolete?

Sara Groves: Becoming Obsolete?

No matter what happens, our Maker sees us.
Sara Groves: The Contemplative Work of the Artist

Sara Groves: The Contemplative Work of the Artist

Spiritual insight comes the same way that creative insight does.
Andy Crouch: The Honesty of Artists

Andy Crouch: The Honesty of Artists

The practice of any vocation at the highest level requires honesty.
Andy Crouch: Contemplating or Exploiting

Andy Crouch: Contemplating or Exploiting

If you get art right, you'll get all of culture right.
Andy Crouch: What Is Art?

Andy Crouch: What Is Art?

Even though the artful aspects of human life are useless, they are essential.
Andy Crouch and Tom Nelson: Q & A - Theology of Suffering

Andy Crouch and Tom Nelson: Q & A - Theology of Suffering

It's easy to make work matter when we love our jobs. What if we hate them?
Andy Crouch and Tom Nelson: Q & A - Discipleship Geared Toward College Students

Andy Crouch and Tom Nelson: Q & A - Discipleship Geared Toward College Students

What do discipleship pathways look like for college campuses and students?
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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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Sharing the Stage

Sharing the StageSubscriber Access Only

A husband and wife reflect on the challenges and rewards of pastoring together.
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