In a time of growing interest in the meaning of vocation, 42 conversations with clergy about the vitality of their sense of call provide an insightful window into the spirits of these clergy and their vocational journeys. By listening with them for the work of the Spirit in their lives and ministries, important personal and corporate factors are discerned which play upon the sense of call, from th...
Paperback: 108 pages
Publisher: Xlibris Corp; 1 edition (April 26, 2001)
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of their careers on into retirement. It becomes clear that what impacts vitality in the sense of call involves how clergy strike the delicate balance between personhood and professional role, and where their spirits are on a "transparency-encumbrance" continuum. The purpose of the book is to raise the consciousness of clergy, church leaders and congregations about what vitalizes the sense of call, and to encourage people to join with clergy in listening with them for a lively sense of the leading of the Spirit.