Full-time RV? Full-time Christian ministry?

I read a post today on the Gospel Coalition (https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/my-wonderfully-confusing-call-to-ministry) about what it really means to be in full-time Christian ministry. Typically that carries the connotation of a career path, but should it? Jesus commanded his disciples to “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always , to the end of the age.” (Matthew 28:19-20) This command, by its very nature includes ALL Christians. If it didn’t, then Christianity would have died with the first post-apostolic converts. As Christians, we all are in full-time ministry, as the verse I quoted yesterday  (Colossians 3) also reiterated.

I’ve heard it said by full-time RV’ers that one musn’t think they’re on vacation all the time. The RV is their home. They are full-time living in it just as if in a regular house (with obvious differences). Christians are not part-timers. They’really full-timers wherever they go and whatever they do. A full-time Christian living in an RV full-time is merely a description of the time and place in which they should be available to God to go to the nations. I’m doing that now and I’ll be doing it then! That’s what we should all be doing!

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