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 usually remarkable and continuously excellent. because the doorways to getting into seminary stored starting or final in unpredictable methods, Dick used to be finally resulted 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 used to be tense. Their five-and-a-half-year-old son died at the Seminary's convocation day. The poignant tale of Ricky's dying offers one other inspirational representation of ways God is ready to paintings for stable, even within the loss of life 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 usually -humorous occasions resulting in his ordination and get in touch with to be the pastor of the Oak Lane Presbyterian Church of Philadelphia. Armstrong's desire is this e-book will stream readers to contemplate how God has been at paintings of their lives and may wake up in them their very own feel of being called.
“This is a providential booklet. At a time whilst God's everyone is challenged to rediscover their calling, Dick Armstrong's appealing tale might help humans do exactly that. it's a robust reminder that after God enters our lives, life's course frequently adjustments, even dramatically. . .This is a trip that i may realize for the just about thirty years that Prof. Armstrong has been my shut own pal and colleague. He and his writings have drastically impacted my ministry and the ministries of many hundreds of thousands of pastors and plenty of extra lay leaders in South Africa. they are going to be desirous to learn his impressive tale, and i am convinced they're going to 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, collage of Pretoria, South Africa
“I am so blissful Dick Armstrong has eventually written the tale of his name to ministry. My specified friendship with Dick begun quickly after he introduced that he was once leaving his place as Public family members Director of the Baltimore Orioles to go into Princeton Seminary. He turned a necessary companion and fundamental colleague in shaping and permitting the venture of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. . . With the booklet of a feeling of Being referred to as he has further one other very precious, adventurous, exciting, and pleased e-book to his first-class and sundry writings.”
Founder and primary government Director
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
“Dick Armstrong has been a pal and proposal to me for many years. i presumed I knew Dick, yet now i actually recognize him after studying a feeling of Being known as. This e-book 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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