By Richard Stoll Armstrong
What the unbelieving global might label twist of fate Dick and Margie considered because the striking windfall of God--of a God whose timing, they got here to appreciate, is frequently awesome and continuously excellent. because the doorways to coming into seminary stored beginning or ultimate in unpredictable methods, Dick used to be finally resulted in Princeton Theological Seminary, the place he met then-president John A. Mackay, who was once to have a robust effect on Dick's life.
Dick and Margie's departure from the Baltimore Orioles and their transition to turning into a full-time seminary couple used to be nerve-racking. Their five-and-a-half-year-old son died at the Seminary's convocation day. The poignant tale of Ricky's loss of life offers one other inspirational representation of the way God is ready to paintings for stable, even within the dying of a kid, with people who are known as in keeping with God's purpose.
The 3 years at seminary have been transformational for Dick Armstrong, who strains the customarily -humorous occasions resulting in his ordination and phone to be the pastor of the Oak Lane Presbyterian Church of Philadelphia. Armstrong's desire is this ebook will circulate readers to think about how God has been at paintings of their lives and may wake up in them their very own experience of being called.
“This is a providential ebook. At a time whilst God's everyone is challenged to rediscover their calling, Dick Armstrong's appealing tale will help humans do exactly that. it's a robust reminder that once God enters our lives, life's path frequently alterations, even dramatically. . .This is a trip that i may become aware of for the virtually thirty years that Prof. Armstrong has been my shut own good friend and colleague. He and his writings have significantly impacted my ministry and the ministries of many hundreds of thousands of pastors and lots of extra lay leaders in South Africa. they are going to be desirous to learn his striking tale, and i am definite they are going to finish, as i've got, that his passionate dedication and robust witness to the gospel are a magnificent fulfilment of his 'sense of being called.'”
Founding Director of the Centre for Contextual Ministry
Faculty of Theology, collage of Pretoria, South Africa
“I am so blissful Dick Armstrong has eventually written the tale of his name to ministry. My particular friendship with Dick begun quickly after he introduced that he was once leaving his place as Public relatives Director of the Baltimore Orioles to go into Princeton Seminary. He turned an important accomplice and necessary colleague in shaping and permitting the challenge of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. . . With the ebook of a feeling of Being known as he has extra one other very beneficial, adventurous, interesting, and cheerful publication to his first-class and sundry writings.”
Founder and primary govt Director
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
“Dick Armstrong has been a chum and notion to me for many years. i presumed I knew Dick, yet now i actually comprehend him after examining a feeling of Being referred to as. This ebook will stir your soul and raise your spirit simply because it has performed for me.”
Senior vp, Orlando Magic
Richard Stoll Armstrong is Ashenfelter Professor Emeritus at Princeton Theological Seminary. the writer of many books and articles, he has held pastorates in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Indiana.
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A Sense of Being Called by Richard Stoll Armstrong