Book Review: Hearing God's Call
by Meredith Stone on August 11, 2014 in called
Ben Campbell Johnson's book, Hearing God's Call (Eerdmans, 2002), is a must-read resource for anyone sensing a call from God.
In Johnson's words, has God been messing with your life? "God has always called human beings to share in the divine mission in the world - and he still does" (ix). God's "messing" in our lives, or God's call, can lead us toward many different ways of participating in God's work in the world. Our call to participate in God's purposes can be a calling to a particular job that serves the greater good (lawyer, teacher, doctor, construction worker, etc.), it can be a calling on us to adopt certain volunteer...
Book Review: Experiencing God
by Gabriel Cortes on July 24, 2014 in called
The "Experiencing God" book is actually a 13-week study. It's all about how to know and do God's will. It's Bible based, so there's a lot of opportunity for God to speak to someone to call them or affirm their calling. It's full of Biblical and historical examples of how men and women responded to the Lord's call upon their life and how He did amazing things through them. Besides the Bible, "Experiencing God" has been the way through which God has spoken to me the most.
Blackaby, Henry and Richard. Experiencing God: Day by Day...
Book Review: Is God Calling Me?
by Joe Loughlin on June 9, 2014 in called
Is God calling you? If you're a follower of Christ, the answer is, "Yes" of course. All of Christ's followers are called to serve. But is God calling you to ministry as a job? That is an altogether different question. A question almost every believer asks at some point in their journey of following the Lord.
Jeff Iorg helps you answer that question in his little book Is God Calling Me? Answering the Question Every Believer Asks. And don't be fooled by the size of this book. It's a simple and practical guide to help every follower of Christ, especially students and young adults, answer these important questions about God's call on...