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[16 Sep 2009 | No Comment | 458 views]

I need to underscore a foundational fact: God’s goal is not to make sure you’re happy. No matter how hard it is for you to believe this, it’s time to do so. Life is not about your being comfortable and happy and successful and pain free. It’s about becoming the man or woman God has called you to be. Unfortunately, we will rarely hear that message proclaimed today. All the more reason for me to say it again: Life is not about you! It’s about God.

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[9 Jul 2009 | No Comment | 289 views]

Some are always looking for a prophesy in their lives, but they’ve neglected prayer and Bible study. Don’t expect God to write in the sky for you if you won’t even read what He’s written in His Book.

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[28 Apr 2009 | No Comment | 828 views]

I’m always just a little leery of the phrase, “called to preach”.
In my estimation, a person is first “called to minister” before they find the distinct area that God is wanting to use them in.
I think people get messed up when they pursue some “high calling” without first learning to minister. Often they end up focused on perfecting a craft and carrying a card rather than reaching the lost and perfecting the saints.
In a tape on ministry instruction, Billy Cole once said, “If a man learns how to preach before …

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[27 Apr 2009 | 2 Comments | 2,059 views]
An Insight into Calling vs. Burden

Perhaps every minister desires to be in the will of God for their ministry, and many have given interpretations of exactly how to determine what the will of God is for your life. The purpose of this [article] is to provide a little insight for those who may at this time be seeking a direction or validating/confirming a calling from the Lord.
The Bible is clear that God orders the steps of a good man. Many people in the Bible did things for God only after He had told them where …

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[20 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 353 views]

A man out of the will and timing of God is of all men most miserable

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[24 Nov 2008 | 7 Comments | 1,142 views]
Processing the Call to the Ministry

This video explores the call of God on an individual’s life and gives some sound advice on how to process this incredible experience. Please take a moment to comment after you’ve watched and leave your own thoughts or experiences about confronting the call of God in your life.