I ask this question to myself in frustration many, many times. And when I’m in my right mind, I tell myself that I’m only 31 and that I have YEARS ahead (God willing) for faithful, fruitful, Christ exalting pastoral ministry. There is much God needs to do in my heart, tons God needs to refine in my character, sinful habits he needs to break in my life. I often believe that my timing is better than God’s.
This blog post was a helpful reminder of that reality. Read: Man Finally Finds Calling At Age 80.