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Helps readers work through some of the life-molding decisions we all face, addressing questions like Why do we work? and What's my calling in life?
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About the Author
Colin Creel is dean of junior boys at Wesleyan School in Norcross, Georgia, where he also teaches Bible and coaches swimming. He earned his Master’s degree in communications from Wake Forest University and served as their assistant director of admissions. He is the author of Perspectives: A Spiritual Life Guide for Twentysomethings.
Table of ContentsForeword Joe White 9
Calling-A Definition 17
Work Is a Gift 25
Reasons to Work 31
Discerning Your Call 39
Where Does Your Trust Reside? 47
Hearing God's Voice? 53
Bloom Where You Are Planted 61
They Pay Me for This? 67
Aroma of Christ 73
What's in Your Hand? 81
A Congruent Life 89
Reweaving Shalom 97
Leaving the Harbor 105
The Importance of Endurance 115
The Importance of Character 121
The Importance of Integrity 127
The Importance of Frugality 133
The Importance of Mentoring 141
The Importance of Discipline 149
The Importance of Skill 157
The Importance of Humility 165
The Importance of Weighing Your Words 171
The Importance of Family 177
The Importance of Boundaries and Balance 183
What People are Saying About This
"I believe that God has designed each of us with a purpose. Colin Creel provides refreshing, real-world wisdom that will help you discern God's will for your life."
—John Smoltz, Pitcher, Atlanta Braves
"When I was just out of college and trying to figure out what to do with my career, I clumsily sought advice from those with experience. I wish I had had this resource at the time! Colin's book provides encouragement to make the most of our callings, and allows readers to 'listen in' on conversations with seasoned professionals."
—Shaunti Feldhahn, Best-selling author, public speaker, and nationally syndicated newspaper columnist
"Have you ever questioned if you are growing or wasting time working in the area you're in? If so, question no longer. This Scripture-filled, expertly documented, practical book is ready to give you answers and information. Read and learn."
—Thelma Wells, President, A Woman of God Ministries; Founder, Daughters of Zion Leadership Mentoring Program
"A clearly written, practical, and biblically based guidebook to both calling and career. Crossroads is rich in anecdotes and illustrations from Colin Creel's own experience and that of others."
—Kenneth Boa, President, Reflections Ministries, Atlanta; Author, Conformed to His Image