With deep compassion, Wayne Stiles helps readers understand why God makes them wait. Unpacking the Old Testament story of Joseph, Stiles shows readers how to find comfort and opportunity in the time between God's promises and his answers, revealing the perspective-altering truth that sometimes when we think we are waiting on God, he is actually waiting on us.
Anyone who has felt a disconnect between God's promises and their reality, who doesn't know what God wants them to do next, or who struggles with the brokenness of their world will find in Wayne Stiles a wise and trustworthy guide to finding peace in the pauses.
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We wait at red lights, in long lines, and for a person to change. But the most difficult waiting?
Waiting on God.
We want to know God's plan so that we can trust the plan--but often God hides his plan so that we will trusthim. What can we do in the meantime while we wait for an answer to prayer, a change of heart, or a miracle of provision?
Unpacking the Old Testament story of Joseph, Wayne Stiles shows you how to find comfort and purpose in the waiting, revealing the startling truth that sometimes when we think we are waiting on God, he is actually waiting on us. If you find yourself waiting on God--or if you don't know what God wants you to do next--this book offers a wise and practical guide to finding hope and peace in life's difficult pauses.
"A great encouragement to anyone who has had to wait to experience God's answers."--Dr. Mark L. Bailey, president of Dallas Theological Seminary
"This book gave me insight, perspective, and even a little more patience when it comes to waiting on God. I recommend it highly. It's well written, encouraging, and even life-changing."--Mary Graham, former president of Women of Faith
Wayne Stiles (ThM, DMin, Dallas Theological Seminary) is an executive vice president at Insight for Living Ministries. A former pastor and veteran traveler to the Holy Land, Dr. Stiles has served in full-time ministry for more than twenty-five years. He is the author of Going Places with God and Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus.Wayne and his wife, Cathy, have two grown daughters and live in Texas. Visit www.waynestiles.com for more.