Called is the humorous, heart-breaking, and refreshingly honest account of one twenty-something's journey of learning what it means to be called—an adventure that took him to England, C. S. Lewis's house, and back again—and why it was only in the reality of his worst nightmare that he learned what it means to be called by the living God.
Ryan J. Pemberton left a career in marketing and public relations in Bellingham, Washington to write about life, faith, and God. He has degrees in theology from Duke Divinity School and Oxford University, where he lived in C. S. Lewis's former home, served as President of the Oxford University C. S. Lewis Society, and co-founded the Oxford Open Forum, an interreligious dialogue group. He has written for Duke University Chapel, Image Journal (blog), Bible Study Magazine, and Relevant magazine. He serves on the Board of Directors for Jesus' Economy, an international non-profit organization that creates jobs and churches in the developing world. Ryan currently lives in the Pacific Northwest with his wife and daughter.