We Are All Called

Everyone is called. We are called to some greater purpose. Calling doesn’t always align with our preferences, passions, or paychecks. But we are all called to pursue truth, goodness, and beauty, in all that we do. And we can all be passionate about that.

Karen Swallow Prior, Ph. D., is a reader, writer, and professor. She is the author of The Evangelical Imagination: How Stories, Images, and Metaphors Created a Culture in Crisis (Brazos, 2023) and On Reading Well: Finding the Good Life through Great Books (Brazos 2018); co-editor of Cultural Engagement: A Crash Course in Contemporary Issues (Zondervan 2019); and has contributed to numerous other books. Dr. Prior has a monthly column for Religion News Service, and her writing has appeared at Christianity Today, The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, First Things, Vox, Think Christian, The Gospel Coalition, and various other places.