#wearethecalled

here to help and encourage students sensing a
call to ministry


Michael Evans is the pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church. He explains the experience that led him to vocational ministry, wanting to live the life of Christ.

Courtney Williams always had the desire to help people. After speaking to his father and seeking the Lord's guidance he began pursuing his call to the ministry.

Johnny Ogletree recalls a Sunday where his father preached, and being incredibly moved by the joy his father possessed. This is the beginning of his journey to being called to ministry.

After drifting away from God, and returning, Lynn Harper tells of how God burdened him for others' salvation, and the passion he received for being called to ministry.

Katie Kresge is a worship leader in Corsicana. Here, Katie talks about her call to minister in worship and the encouraging support she received with that calling.

Rick Justice is the pastor of Rocky Creek Baptist Church in Brownwood, TX. Watch and learn how God called him during college and illuminated his calling to ministry.

Jane Wilson is the Youth Ministry Specialist for the Texas Baptists. In this video, she tells of her calling to ministry and how as Christians we do not need to fear our callings.

Hailey Christian is a youth leader at Adamsville Baptist Church. Here, she talks about her being called to teach. What she felt was a call to teach junior high and coach, God has called her to teach His Word to youth.

Joseph Wright is the English Ministry Pastor at Vietnamese Baptist Church, Garland. In this video, Joseph discusses how his encounter with the Lord while he was at "rock bottom" drew him closer to God.

Steve Vernon is the Associate Executive Director at Texas Baptists. In this video, Steve talks about how conversations with his mom led to his decision to go into ministry.

Vince Gonzales is the Pastor at North Dallas Family Church. In this video, Vince talks about how he felt a burden for many people he knew that hadn't heard the gospel story.

Ronny Marriott is the Senior Pastor at First Baptist Church Temple. In this video, Ronny talks about how his love for people led to a job in ministry.

Hector Ahumada is a Youth Minister at Primera Baptist Church Fort Worth. In this video, he talks about how he overcame fear about working in the ministry.

Joyce Ashcraft is the Associate Director of Collegiate Ministry at Texas Baptists. In this video, Joyce talks about how God called her to serve him while she was a young girl.

Nathan Kocurek is the Minister of Students at Hunters Glen Baptist Church in Plano. In this video, Nathan discusses how prayer lead to his call to disciple teenagers.

Rolando Rodriguez is the Director of Hispanic Ministries at Texas Baptists. In this video, Rolando talks about how he felt called to ministry at youth camp.

Brian Hill is the Senior Pastor at First Baptist Church Littlefield. In this video, Brian tells a story about what attracted him to ministry.

Jeffri Foster is an Associate Minister with Students at First Baptist Church McKinney. In this video, Jeffri talks about how she felt pulled toward ministry while in college.

Richard Lee is the Lead Pastor at First Baptist Church McKinney. In this video, Richard talks about how discussions with his school counselor lead to his call to full-time ministry.

Richard Del Rosario is the Senior Pastor at First Philippine Baptist Church Houston. In this video, Richard discusses how he felt torn between what his parents wanted, what he wanted, and what God wanted for his career.

Sabrina Sariles is the Youth Minister at Iglesia Bautista Getsemani, Fort Worth. In this video, Sabrina talks about how feeling called to ministry can feel like a struggle.

Rafael Berlanga is the Pastor at Primera Baptist Church, Fort Worth. In this video, Rafael talks about how he felt an increasing burden of compassion for people.

Grant Byrd is the Minister with Students at First Baptist Church McKinney. In this video, Grant discusses how he felt drawn to ministry while on a mission trip.

Mario Morado is a Student Minister at Waves of Faith, Fort Worth. In this video, Mario discusses how his past experiences influenced him to help others in the same situation.

Beka Mullins is a Ministry Assistant for Youth Bible Study at Texas Baptists. In this video, Beka tells about God's faithfulness in clarifying her call to ministry.

Linh Huynh is the English Ministry Pastor at West Houston Vietnamese Baptist Church, Houston. In this video, Linh talks about how other people encouraged him to join ministry.

Kyle Hendrickson is an Associate Minister with Students at First Baptist Church McKinney. In this video, Kyle talks about how the idea of joining ministry grew on him over time.

Leighton Flowers is the Director of Youth Evangelism at Texas Baptists. In this video, Leighton explains why being called to ministry doesn't have to be a confusing process.