It’s not the need, it’s the call…



A wise missionary friend made a comment to me recently that has stayed in my mind and given me focus in these last weeks.

He was talking about the country that he had served in as a missionary for the last decade, about his passion for the people and all that God was doing.

He was asking about my heart for East Asia and about the particular issues God has been burdening me for in intercession as I prepare for my summer Japan travels.

He was asking about the work I would be doing and the open doors.

And then he said this.

This statement that hit me.


Holy Spirit-dropping-it-into-my-spirit hard.

The thing is, everywhere in the world has need, every country, every people, has need; but we don’t go somewhere because of the need. We go somewhere because of the call. His call. We go to the…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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