Review of Home – Jo Swinney; Flee, Be Silent, Pray – Ed Cyzewski; Liturgy of the Ordinary – Tish Harrison Warren; and Tumbling Sky – Matt Searles.
Those Who Wait: Finding God in Disappointment, Doubt and Delay
– Tanya Marlow
Coming 16 Oct 2017
So often as Christians we want to run in with a cure – for sick people, and the world at large – but we are called to the slower work of healing.
Healing prayer can be really hard emotionally for those with chronic illness receiving prayer.
Why? When the healing doesn’t happen we want someone to blame.
Speak, when all you want to do is close your eyes and hope it goes away.
Conversely, hand your beloved microphone to someone who wasn’t invited to the front.
For those who can’t access a YouTube video with subtitles, here is the transcript of my New Wine Interview in all its impromptu glory. I SWEAR it comes across much better when I say it than when it’s written down, honest…
My interview for New Wine Conference, where I spoke to 2000 people. In just 12 minutes of video I tell my story, talk about how chronic illness impacts your faith, and what helps to survive when God doesn’t answer your prayers.
God, dwelling with God’s people, shared their desire to dwell somewhere more permanent, safe, and beautiful than just a tent in the wilderness. We have a God-given longing for a ‘spacious place’.