Jesus said, "Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends." The First Responders in your community do just that. They sacrifi ce comfort and safety to protect the lives of others, always waiting, and always wondering when they will fi nd themselves answering the next call. This book was written for them, but it applies to anyone who searches for courage and hope, struggles with a diffi cult relationship, or suffers through pain or loss. Are you seeking a closer walk with God? Wondering what comes next? Answering the Call can help you fi nd your way. It reveals the simple truth that Jesus Christ is Lord, and that to follow him is to fifi nd true meaning in life. Christ is calling you now. Will you be answering the call? "The promise is for you and your children and for all who are far off -for all whom the Lord our God will call." Acts 2:39 About the author--- Pat Patterson is a writer, a photographer, a paramedic, and an educator of Emergency Medical Science. His stories are true, based on real experiences from the streets of Durham, North Carolina where he served as a street paramedic for seventeen years.