About the Book
Book: What’s Next
Author: Daniel Ryan Day
Genre: Non-fiction/Christian living/calling & vocation
Release Date: April, 2019
When your future is filled with more questions than answers and you’re asking for clear-cut direction from the Almighty,
THERE IS HOPE!
Whether you’re looking for your first job, the next step in your education, or a new career path,
GOD’S WILL CAN BE FOUND.
What’s Next points you to Scripture where you’ll find assurance. No, you have not somehow missed the divine call on your life. And yes, you can embrace the freedom to confidently
STEP INTO YOUR FUTURE.
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Don't we think God has that perfect job for us? You know, the one that pays well, is fulfilling, and is the one we've been dreaming of for years? Day sets the record straight. Our dream job may have nothing at all to do with our calling from God. In fact, God's calling may be a big surprise. God has something much grater in mind for us that what we do for a living.
I like how Day clarifies our calling from God. Rather than to a career, God calls us to a relationship with Him, to loving others, to glorifying Him no matter our job. Day does a great job describing that life to which God has called us.
Yes, God might call us to something specific. I was surprised when Day showed from Scripture that sometimes God's call is to a task we are not suited for nor want to do. (Think Moses and Jonah.)
Just when I thought there would be no practical suggestions for determining what's next, Day came through with some good ideas. He provides lots of questions near the end of the book to help us think through what we want to do with our lives with respect to career.
This is a helpful book for Christians thinking about career or job change. You'll just have the opportunity to think about what God wants in your life before you delve into what you want.
My rating: 4/5 stars.
About the Author
Daniel Ryan Day is cohost of the nationally syndicated radio program Discover the Word, the author of Ten Days Without, and a speaker. He holds a master’s degree in theology from Fuller Theological Seminary, and is married to his high school sweetheart, Rebecca. Their family of five lives in North Carolina where Daniel works as a businessman.
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Searching for your next step in life can be exciting yet overwhelming, intriguing yet stressful, adventurous yet painful. “What’s next?” is a question everyone asks and struggles with at some point in his or her life, and many people end up asking this question multiple times. I have a friend who’s 18 and trying to figure out if he should go to college or not. I have another friend who’s 21 and can’t decide what major to choose. I work with some people who are graduating from college and are taking their first step toward a career. I just got off the phone with someone I deeply care about who’s trying to keep his dream afloat while also paying the bills. All of these men and women are asking “What’s next?” All are searching for answers.
For some of us, “What’s next?” is a question of dreams— What could the future look like if I did this or that? There’s an excitement that comes with thinking about all the possibilities and potential. For others, the question is stressful, and the answer may require a major transition, like moving away from family or changing jobs. Thinking about the future carries with it equal parts of angst and anticipation. “What’s next” always ventures into the unknown. If you’re asking “What’s next?”— join the club! You’re not alone.
What’s Next: Your Dream Job, God’s Call and A Life That Sets You Free is a book is for dreamers and practicalists (no, this is not a real word, but it should be). It’s for those who are excited about transition, and those who dread it. It’s a book about the hope and freedom that comes with asking God what He wants for your life, and then hearing His voice through the pages of Scripture as He directs your steps.
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I received a complimentary egalley of this book through Celebrate Lit. My comments are an independent and honest review. The rest of the copy of this post was provided by Celebrate Lit.