Not to be served

"Not to be served" Continued...

Issue: "Life of a warrior," June 12, 1999

What would happen today if a whole lot more of us sized up the gifts God has given us and then actually volunteered to use those gifts in the most difficult circumstances we could possibly imagine? Many, in all probability, would discover-as Dr. Bell did-a rich but short career in such a setting before being reassigned to something equally important at home. Others might enjoy a lifetime of adventure and service in hard but exotic settings.

Pity is that most of us will never make ourselves available for either possibility. And we will be the losers.

Joel Belz
Joel Belz

Joel, WORLD's founder, writes a regular column for the magazine and contributes commentaries for The World and Everything in It. He is also the author of Consider These Things.

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