When Your Calling Feels too Small

Success is measured in obedience
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Don't get me wrong–I'm still praying for God to open new doors, even as I do what he's called me to today. But meanwhile I have this confidence: As long as I'm obedient to God, I'm pleasing him regardless of what I'm doing, how important it seems, or even the fruit it bears. And that's no small calling at all.

Alison Dellenbaugh serves on the staff of Pantego Bible Church in Fort Worth, Texas. Her articles, stories, and poems for adults and children have appeared in various publications.

May29, 2014 at 8:00 AM

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