The After Midnight Calls
One of the bane of a medical doctor's life is the after midnight calls. Apparently pastors have the same problem as Gordan MacDonald shares.
The 3:00 a.m. Phone Call
What makes a pastor a pastor?
Remember that political ad in which the White House phone rings at 3 a.m. and someone has to answer? I know the experience. Sort of.
My phone call came late one afternoon. The caller, a church attendee I knew only casually, said he was at the hospital where his wife, Josie, was dying of cancer and might not last the night. Could I come right away?
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