Recently, I attended a social gathering of Lutheran pastors in my area. We went around in a circle and shared where we served and for how long. When it was my turn, I counted on my fingers.
Ever since I started seminary, I’ve heard the word “vocation” a lot. People want to know: why are you here? What’s your “call story”? It can be a tough question to answer if you don’t really know what they’re asking. “Vocation” isn’t a word we typically hear in daily life, especially outside of the church. […]