By Richard Stoll Armstrong
What the unbelieving global might label twist of fate Dick and Margie seen because the brilliant windfall of God--of a God whose timing, they got here to appreciate, is frequently amazing and consistently ideal. because the doorways to coming into seminary saved starting or ultimate in unpredictable methods, Dick used to be ultimately ended in Princeton Theological Seminary, the place he met then-president John A. Mackay, who was once to have a robust effect 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 hectic. Their five-and-a-half-year-old son died at the Seminary's convocation day. The poignant tale of Ricky's loss of life offers one other inspirational representation of ways God is ready to paintings for solid, even within the dying of a kid, with those people who are referred to as in accordance with God's purpose.
The 3 years at seminary have been transformational for Dick Armstrong, who lines the customarily -humorous occasions resulting in his ordination and contact to be the pastor of the Oak Lane Presbyterian Church of Philadelphia. Armstrong's wish is this publication will flow readers to contemplate how God has been at paintings of their lives and should wake up in them their very own feel of being called.
“This is a providential e-book. At a time while God's everyone is challenged to rediscover their calling, Dick Armstrong's attractive tale may also help humans just do that. it's a robust reminder that once God enters our lives, life's path frequently alterations, even dramatically. . .This is a trip that i may notice for the just about thirty years that Prof. Armstrong has been my shut own good friend and colleague. He and his writings have vastly impacted my ministry and the ministries of many 1000's of pastors and plenty 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 strong witness to the gospel are a powerful fulfilment of his 'sense of being called.'”
Founding Director of the Centre for Contextual Ministry
Faculty of Theology, college of Pretoria, South Africa
“I am so completely happy Dick Armstrong has finally written the tale of his name to ministry. My designated friendship with Dick begun quickly after he introduced that he used to be leaving his place as Public kinfolk Director of the Baltimore Orioles to go into Princeton Seminary. He turned a necessary accomplice and vital colleague in shaping and allowing the project of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. . . With the ebook of a feeling of Being referred to as he has further one other very beneficial, adventurous, interesting, and cheerful e-book to his first-class and sundry writings.”
Founder and primary government Director
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
“Dick Armstrong has been a chum and suggestion to me for many years. i assumed I knew Dick, yet now i actually recognize him after interpreting a feeling of Being referred to as. This ebook will stir your soul and raise your spirit simply because it has performed for me.”
Senior vp, 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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