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On a Christian’s Writing

When you follow GOD’s Call, it will lead you to places you may not expect.

How often do you write? 

Do you make shopping lists? Then, you write.

Do you preach sermons? Then, you write.

Do you keep a journal? Then, you write.

Have you ever heard GOD call you to write?

Have you followed that Call?

I was called to write in 2000, while on my return flight from living 3 months in Hong Kong.

Having always kept a journal of some sort, it seemed like a fun idea.

It turned into a career.

When you follow GOD’s Call, it will lead you to places you may not expect. 

You also have a deep sense of peace, knowing you are in His will and in His hands.

How perfect is that? Very “perfect”!

By Dr Sarah Tun

Dr Sarah Tun began her professional career as a teacher. Years later she became a performing artist and administrator to property development. She felt the Call to write full time in 2004. Dr Sarah has traveled extensively, and lived in New York City (for a year), London England (for a long time) and Hong Kong (briefly) before returning to her home in Ontario, Canada, then to Spain and finally now, has re-settled in her adoptive home of England. She graduated with degrees in Drama, Education and diplomas in Acting and Theology. Most recently she was awarded Honorary Doctor of Ministry and became ordained. Her favourite experience to date has been following her Creator and Lord. She doesn't think Life can get any better! Dr Sarah Tun is author, singer, preacher, writing coach and all-round enthusiast, celebrating and seeking to inspire all of us to quench our thirst for deeper intimacy with God through the Holy Spirit.

2 replies on “On a Christian’s Writing”

Dear Sarah

I too have been ‘called’ to write. I have written accounts of prayer assignments, a published autographical book covering my life in the 1970s, and am currently working on a historical novel about John Mark set in Roman first century Mediterranean. The research is fascinating as I want the story to be historically and theologically correct and plausible, but for me the wonderful discipline of an hour a day is hard to attain as I help my disabled husband as well as settling in to a new home and town. I have to be careful not to stare at my screen before bedtime as the light affects sleep apparently. I need my sleep! But to offer my ‘gift’ as an act of praise – I hadn’t thought of. That might well get me through occasional writer’s bloc. Thanks for your little encouraging jottings. Blessings from County Durham.

Hi Penny,
Knowing the Call of GOD and following it are feats in themselves. That you find a way is amazing!
Bless you for the work of your hands and the love in your heart. And all the best with the “John Mark” story.

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