I Corinthians 12:4-11
The Servants group is scheduling about one teaching a month to examine our Eighth Day core beliefs and spirituality and also to share a bit about our personal spiritual journeys.
So I want us to speak this morning about the nature of “call,” one of the basic building blocks of our faith and practice. I originally thought that this would be easy to write since I’ve felt called to a couple of personally meaningful vocations in the last forty years. But it turns out I know less than I thought I did, so this will be a group teaching. I’m going to talk a little about my calls and then we’ll hear from some of you about yours.
As we read from Corinthians, each of us is called, and within community each call is, in the eyes of God, of equal value. A significant part of our faith journey is discerning that call. Let me share a couple of mine: