By Richard Stoll Armstrong
What the unbelieving global might label twist of fate Dick and Margie seen because the outstanding windfall of God--of a God whose timing, they got here to appreciate, is frequently awesome and constantly excellent. because the doorways to coming into seminary stored commencing or ultimate in unpredictable methods, Dick used to be finally ended in Princeton Theological Seminary, the place he met then-president John A. Mackay, who was once to have a strong impression on Dick's life.
Dick and Margie's departure from the Baltimore Orioles and their transition to turning into a full-time seminary couple was once nerve-racking. Their five-and-a-half-year-old son died at the Seminary's convocation day. The poignant tale of Ricky's dying presents one other inspirational representation of the way God is ready to paintings for strong, even within the dying of a kid, with those people who are known as based on God's purpose.
The 3 years at seminary have been transformational for Dick Armstrong, who lines the usually -humorous occasions resulting in his ordination and make contact with to be the pastor of the Oak Lane Presbyterian Church of Philadelphia. Armstrong's wish is this booklet will circulation readers to contemplate 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 booklet. At a time whilst God's individuals are challenged to rediscover their calling, Dick Armstrong's attractive tale can assist humans do exactly that. it's a robust reminder that after God enters our lives, life's path usually adjustments, even dramatically. . .This is a trip that i may notice for the virtually thirty years that Prof. Armstrong has been my shut own pal and colleague. He and his writings have enormously impacted my ministry and the ministries of many thousands of pastors and lots of extra lay leaders in South Africa. they are going to be desirous to learn his outstanding tale, and i am convinced they'll 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 finally written the tale of his name to ministry. My designated friendship with Dick started quickly after he introduced that he was once leaving his place as Public kin Director of the Baltimore Orioles to go into Princeton Seminary. He grew to become an essential associate and critical colleague in shaping and permitting the undertaking of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. . . With the booklet of a feeling of Being known as he has additional one other very invaluable, adventurous, exciting, and cheerful e-book to his very good and sundry writings.”
Founder and primary govt Director
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
“Dick Armstrong has been a pal and concept to me for many years. i assumed I knew Dick, yet now i actually be aware of him after interpreting a feeling of Being referred to as. This e-book will stir your soul and raise your spirit simply because it has performed for me.”
Senior vice chairman, 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