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Os Hillman • Adversity
Have you ever had someone bring you really bad news? It was so bad that when you heard it your stomach immediately became upset. You went into a crisis mode. I once received a letter that brought such fear upon me I could hardly stand up.

Os Hillman • Adversity
Joseph had a tremendous calling on his life that ultimately resulted in his becoming a
physical and spiritual provider over nations. However, God had to do extensive
breaking and preparation in his life to make him ready.
Os Hillman • Adversity
I tell you the truth, unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it remains only a single seed. But if it dies, it produces many seeds.

John 12:24

Os Hillman • Adversity
This is chapter one of the book, The Upside of Adversity. It is a book that describes the journey of Os Hillman and others who have experienced major adversities in their lives and how God has turned their adversities in new callings in life. A special focus on the "Joseph Calling" is addressed throughout the book, which Hillman feels is a calling to men and women in the marketplace.
Os Hillman • Adversity
After a decade in the advertising business, in 1984 I founded my own company. The prosperity of the next 10 years lifted me to near financial independence.

Os Hillman • Adversity
There are a number of reasons why you or I will experience adversity during our lifetimes. Some segments of the church today have been wrongly taught that adversity is a sign that God has removed His blessing. Nothing could be further from the truth. The Scriptures clearly teach us that trials are a part of a walk with God. No man or woman who has achieved much in the kingdom has been spared some form of trial or adversity. God gives specific reasons for some of our trials. Other times the purpose is to identify with the cross of Christ. We must view adversity as God does--as a means to conform us to the image of His Son. Making us more Christlike is the ultimate goal of all of our experiences with God.

Os Hillman • Adversity
What do you do when someone close to you betrays you? How did Jesus handle Judas's betrayal. How do we handle those in the marketplace who betray us. Discover the Graduate Level course of study God takes leaders through in this article.
compiled by Os Hillman • Adversity
One of the most significant books Os Hillman cites as key to his spiritual journey is a book by Oswald Chambers entitled Not Knowing Where. The book is out of print. However, Os has compiled key principles he learned from this book in this document. Especially good for those in a major transition their life.
Chuck Thompson • Adversity
Money Matters, a monthly newsletter from Crown Ministries published this article in 1996 on Os Hillman. A subsequent follow up article was done in 2000.
Os Hillman • Adversity
How does God call a man or woman? This article provides a insightful testimony of God's process for calling.

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