Discover Your Calling

059 Seven Ways God Might Be Speaking To You

In Scripture we find God speaking through peals of thunder, pillars of cloud, flaming bushes, even donkeys. He used prophets, angels, the beauty of creation, the coming of Jesus. God is surely a communicating God.

But in the 21st century, how might we expect him to speak to us personally about our everyday, modern, Western lives?

Here are seven ways… More…

058 How to Hear God’s Voice – Three Keys

Listening To The Light by Derek Swanson

Life’s full of big questions. Should I marry? If so, who? Take that job? Buy that house? Is this the career for me? Which church is the right one? And which city should I settle in? If we believe there’s a God who cares and wants to guide our big decisions, we need to know how to hear his voice. Here’s some keys to get started. More…

This 7th-Century Saint Can Help You Discover Your Gifts

St Hilda of Whitby by Fr Lawrence Lew, O.P.

Saint Hilda was a woman ahead of her time. A profound teacher, patron of the arts and spiritual guide to both peasant and king, the story I love most about her is her interaction with a farmhand named Caedmon. As Hilda helps Caedmon test his unexpected calling, we too can learn how to discover our God-given dreams and gifts. More…

042 Three Ways to Focus Your Life, with Tony Campolo

Man looking through binoculars in desert landscape

None of us want to reach the end of our lives and feel we’ve achieved little. Listen to my conversation with speaker, sociologist and prolific author Tony Campolo as we talk about his life, work, influences, and the three things we can do to focus our lives and leave a profound impact on others. More…

037 Recovering Your Creative Calling with Andy Crouch

Culture isn’t a word reserved for artists. If you plant gardens, plan towns, cook, sew, play sport or do business, you are also involved in culture-making. In this interview with Andy Crouch you’ll learn how to recover your creative calling as someone who shapes the world for good, whatever gifts and interests you have. More…

035 The Shane Claiborne Interview

Throwing thousands of dollars away on the steps of the New York Stock Exchange. Calling Mother Teresa of Calcutta and asking for an internship. Planting community gardens in abandoned blocks. It’s all in a day’s work for ‘ordinary radical’ Shane Claiborne. More…

032 Six Tests for a God-Given Dream

We all have dreams for our lives, families, businesses or church ministries. One thing is sure: God’s dream for us is better than our own. But how can we know whether the dream we have for our lives is God’s dream, or simply the product of our own ego-driven imaginations? Here are 6 tests to try. More…

031 Discover Your Purpose by Uncovering Your SHAPE

According to Eric Rees, discovering your purpose is all about uncovering your SHAPE: your Spiritual gifts, Heart, Abilities, Personality type and Experiences. Get your pen and notepad ready – Eric is about to coach you through the process. More…

A Rough Guide to Your 40s

If our 20’s are about establishing identity, starting a career and finding someone to marry, and our 30’s are about deepening our career and transitioning to parenthood, what are the 40’s about? What challenges and opportunities do the 40’s offer? Here is some crowd-sourced wisdom. More…

030 Meaning, Calling, Happiness. The Os Guinness Interview

Does everyone have a ‘calling’ in life? How does calling relate to work? How do you discover your calling? Os Guinness is the author of over twenty books, including The Call. In this interview you’ll hear him discuss the idea and how it relates to your meaning and happiness. More…