Is it for wealth? Game? Compulsion or curiosity?
I believe for many of us, writing is a calling. It may be a ministry to GOD Himself, or a means of prayer and relating to Him. It may be a ministry to others, a bit of evangelism or theology. It may be to encourage spiritual healing or growth, for ourselves – a kind of cathartic experience – or for others.
But whatever the incentive, as followers of Jesus, I believe it is a mission and a calling to write.
I first began to write formally when the LORD urged me; He simply spoke into my spirit and said, “Write”. I had always kept a journal of some sort, from the age of 9. And so, I began my first serious foray into writing in 2000, when I wrote a novel (which, by the way, will probably never see the light of day). The process taught me a lot — not least of which was, “I can do this!” Read more “Why Do You Write?”