Do you build fences or dig wells?

We unite around a cause, or an ideology, political party or a religion. We draw lines that distinguish us from others and try to get as many people on our side of the line as possible. This is a fickle unity, at best, and is most certainly a temporary one. Love, however, has enduring power, and it's God's instrument for binding the world together.
Tags:  Love, Unity, Boldness, Peterson, Theology of Work

God, answer me quickly!

When we ask a question or share a concern with someone, we expect a quick response. At what point did we decide it wasn't okay to also pray with bold, expectant urgency? No, that's not heresy, urgent, time-sensitive prayers are actually modeled for us in the Psalms.
Tags:  Boldness, Urgency, prayer, Confidence, Theology of Work, Roberts

Being mat carriers

It's one thing to try to integrate our faith in the work we do each day, but here's a probing question: what are you willing to risk to help a colleague experience the life that only Jesus offers? How bold are you willing to be?
Tags:  Boldness, Faith, Friendship, Theology of Work, Roberts

Bold faith

Do you ever ask God for big, even impossible things? If so, do you expect Him to answer? What if He's looking for exactly that - a big, impossible prayer that's prayed with confident expectation?
Tags:  Boldness, Confidence, prayer, Roberts, Theology of Work

5 Keys to patience

I’m a work in progress when it comes to patience. For years, I had almost none. I was in a hurry everywhere. I hated standing in lines and waiting on hold. Impatient with everything and everybody. Slowly but surely, I’m making some progress. Here’s how:
Tags:  Patience, Waiting, Faith, Trust, Campbell

Overcoming a 'wait' problem

We want ___________ and we want it NOW! That's just our culture today. Waiting can be frustrating (or maddening) and often brings out the worst in us. The Bible, however, looks at waiting an opportunity to lean into, not a problem to overcome.
Tags:  Patience, Tamasy, Listening

The value of patience

Patience is a virtue, for sure. In our hectic schedules, our patience gets tested almost every day. But it's not a virtue or personality trait that you either have or don't have, it's actually a skill that can be developed and needs constant nurturing. Here are some thoughts on the matter.
Tags:  Patience, Struble

Grounds for patience

The cardinal sin of the 21st century is to be boring and slow. We demand the brief newscast, fast report: your worst offense is to waste my time. Yet Jesus often used agricultural symbols and parables, partly to remind us that good things require time.
Tags:  Patience, Time, Hope, Theology of Work