If the steps you've taken as starting points indicate you should think further about professional church leadership, chaplaincy, pastoral counseling, or campus ministry, then here are some ways to explore the possibility that God is indeed calling you to one of these ministries.

Test Your Skills

For the following: Find a person, perhaps the pastor, staff minister, respected lay minister/teacher who can help you reflect on your work afterwards

  • Volunteer for tasks in your local church.
  • Participate in works of caring, communicating, teaching, and leading.

The following will be as beneficial as your willingness to fully engage yourself:

  • See a career guidance counselor in your school or community.