7 Ways to Encourage Those Who Hear the Call

7 Ways to Encourage Those Who Hear the Call

While editing the recently published book, Call Stories, I had the privilege of reading dozens of unique testimonies of women and men God had called to pastoral ministry.These stories prompted me to revisit my own call experience at the early age of 16. I am grateful...
A New Trend in Pastoral Calls

A New Trend in Pastoral Calls

In the Baptist world, an ecclesial culture that treasures local church autonomy and operates in a “free call” method for pastoral assignments, there seems to be a new trend emerging.  More and more Pastor Search Committees are considering associate ministers with...