Dave's story

“I’ve never regretted it for a day”

Rev Dave Rankin of Riverside Church in Perth talks about resisting the call to ministry, working at the centre of a community, and the responsibility of entering a person's life in a time of grief.

“It was many years actually that I resisted and thought about other jobs, did other jobs but eventually I’d say I gave into that.

“There’s a large element of leadership. There are a whole load of things that I wouldn’t naturally be good at that I’ve had to try and learn about developing people.

“It’s working at the centre of a community, trying to bless people and develop people. It will use every skill you’ve got and help you develop others.

“I’ve never regretted it for a day.”

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