Item description for Committed to the Call by Jeffery Davis...
Overview Ministers have a wonderful privilege, yet an awesome responsibility of proclaiming the gospel. God is calling men and women to be His voice to this generation, but many are being attacked from every direction. Temptation, stress, burn-out, financial strain, and other problems are causing some to trade the Bible for another career that appears to be less demanding. Reports indicate that for every ten individuals who enter the ministry at age twenty-one, only one of them will retire from the ministry. This book deals with some of the issues causing them to walk away from their calling. Ministry can be difficult under the best of circumstances. Each day ministers are wounded and bruised because of unfair treatment by peers and parishioners alike. Ministry can be a lonely life and the demands can be overwhelming. How does a minister continue when it seems like the promises of God have failed? How can he stay clean in a dirty world? How should the minister respond to injustice and unfair treatment? In order to complete the calling victoriously, ministers must keep their eyes on the One who called them. Each minister has been uniquely gifted and called to fulfill God's mandate to the world.
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Studio: Xulon Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 5.5" Width: 8.5" Height: 0.5" Weight: 0.62 lbs.
Release Date Jan 13, 2006
Publisher Xulon Press
ISBN 1597818399 ISBN13 9781597818391
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More About Jeffery Davis
Jeffrey Davis is Chair and Associate Professor in the Political Science Department at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. He has taught human rights law, international law, constitutional law, and comparative law for more than ten years and has won several teaching awards. He is the author of Justice Across Borders: The Struggle for Human Rights in US Courts (Cambridge University Press 2008), and has published articles on human rights accountability, the Inter-American human rights system, and judicial decision making. Research for this book was conducted in part while serving as a visiting scholar at the University for Peace in San Jose, Costa Rica, site of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.
Jeffery Davis was born in 1949 and has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Maryland, Baltimore.