For two weeks now, I have been in mandatory counseling in order to apply for my major (Christian Ministries). As a direct result of this counseling, I have been forced to recognize my own shortcomings and how I will deal with those in my years of ministry. As an indirect result, however, I have become extremely excited to enter into vocational ministry.
I’m not entirely sure what it is, but I have this growing impatience about graduating school. I just can’t wait to get into the real world to begin ministering to people on a full-time basis. I have recently spent some time on http://www.churchstaffing.com which is a website focusing on connecting churches with pastors looking for jobs. Now, i recognize I’m still about 2 years from getting a job, but I have seen numerous jobs that I would LOVE to have. The “tasks” that these job postings list don’t seem like tasks like me–they seem like challenges I can’t wait to tackle.
To me, this new found excitement is yet another affirmation that God has called me to full-time ministry. Now, I just have to wait 2 years to see what he exactly has in store for me. I can’t wait!