Waiting reminds us that were not center of the universe
There is no more relevant place to demonstrate patience with others than the competitive world of the academy. The Spirit’s patience is needed, for example, to answer a hostile questioner during the reading of a paper, or the snide comment of a colleague who believes our work is a waste of time.
As you look to the future and to unknown challenges in your own life, remember to wait for the Lord and be strong in the power of his might.
When Slow Church: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus (InterVarsity Press, 2014) came to my attention, the theme resonated with me both “on” and “off” campus. So I dropped C. Christopher Smith an email to see if he would be open to an interview and a visit to South Central Pennsylvania. Chris responded with a resounding, […]
“And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up. So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.” (Galatians 6:9, 10) Christ is risen! He has risen indeed! […]