Thad Carter (Texas, USA)
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The king will answer them, “Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.” - Matthew 25:40 (NRSV)
I struggled for a long time with whether I should become an ordained minister. I often heard other people talk about hearing the voice of God; but though I felt a strong pull toward the ministry, I had not heard God’s call.
One day my pastor told me that the...
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