Vocation is in the here and now, and it’s something all Christians have. It doesn’t mean just “job” but refers to the arenas God brings us to for love and service to our neighbor. So teenagers aren’t just preparing for a vocation in the future; rather, they can love and serve now.
Scott Keith, at the Jagged Word (a multi-author blog you should keep up with, affiliated with 1517: The Legacy Project), has written a great piece about his daughter Autumn and her service (to which I have a personal connection), along with misunderstandings people have about a teenager’s vocation. [Read more…]