Posted On February 19, 2017

Episode 63- Dr. Jason Allen– Discerning Your Call to Ministry: How to Know For Sure and What to Do About It

by | Feb 19, 2017 | Equipping You in Grace, Featured

Welcome to the sixth-third episode of Equipping You in Grace. On today’s episode, Dave Jenkins interviews Dr. Jason Allen– Discerning Your Call to Ministry: How to Know For Sure and What to Do About It (Moody, 2016).

What you’ll hear in this episode:

  • Dr. Allen’s life, ministry, marriage, and his current ministry projects.
  • What young, aspiring pastors should do if they suspect their sense of calling is just an emotional high or temporary phase.
  • How those called to ministry should measure their own gifts.
  • To what extent does a person need to display the qualifications in 1 Timothy 3 in order to be ready to begin pastoral ministry.
  • What readers should do if they are still unsure about their calling after reading Dr. Allen’s book.
  • What role the gospel plays in helping a man sense a calling to ministry and remain qualified for pastoral ministry.
  • The place of friendship in pastoral ministry.
  • Help for those who have been affirmed for pastoral ministry by their local church but can’t find a position and how they should continue to prepare for pastoral ministry.

About the Author:

DR. JASON ALLEN is the fifth and youngest president of Midwestern Baptist Seminary. He has served as pastor and interim pastor of Southern Baptist churches in Alabama and Kentucky over the past fifteen years. He currently serves the church more broadly through writing and preaching ministries, including his own website www.jasonkallen.com, where he writes on various topics including higher education, theology, preaching, and cultural and local church issues. He and his wife, Karen, have five children: Anne-Marie, Caroline, William, Alden, and Elizabeth.

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