October 20, 1991
Education, aspiration, and personality by themselves do not make an effective minister. The core ingredient must be a clear, personal call from God. On the occasion of a fellow pastor’s ordination, Alistair Begg outlines the way this relentless, unmistakable, and irresistible call comes. While the path to the pulpit may vary from person to person, in the end, one’s lifelong focus on full-time ministry is a compelling gift, not a career choice.