By Richard Stoll Armstrong
What the unbelieving global may label accident Dick and Margie seen because the wonderful windfall of God--of a God whose timing, they got here to appreciate, is usually incredible and continually ideal. because the doorways to getting into seminary saved establishing or last in unpredictable methods, Dick was once finally ended in Princeton Theological Seminary, the place he met then-president John A. Mackay, who used to be to have a strong influence 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 anxious. 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 reliable, even within the dying of a kid, with those who find themselves referred to as in keeping with God's purpose.
The 3 years at seminary have been transformational for Dick Armstrong, who strains the usually -humorous occasions resulting in his ordination and phone to be the pastor of the Oak Lane Presbyterian Church of Philadelphia. Armstrong's wish is this booklet will flow readers to think about 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 individuals are challenged to rediscover their calling, Dick Armstrong's attractive tale can assist humans do exactly that. it's a strong reminder that once 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 good friend and colleague. He and his writings have significantly 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 remarkable tale, and i am certain they'll finish, as i've got, that his passionate dedication and robust 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 pleased Dick Armstrong has finally written the tale of his name to ministry. My specific friendship with Dick started quickly after he introduced that he used to be leaving his place as Public kin Director of the Baltimore Orioles to go into Princeton Seminary. He grew to become an important associate and crucial colleague in shaping and allowing the challenge of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. . . With the e-book 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 government Director
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
“Dick Armstrong has been a pal and idea to me for many years. i presumed I knew Dick, yet now i actually understand him after analyzing a feeling of Being known as. This publication 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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