What if it seems like everyone else's dreams are coming true while you are stuck or disappointed? Heather Thompson Day shows what you can do to shape yourself while waiting, so you are ready when it's your turn. Unpacking comparison and instant gratification, she teaches how you can cultivate perspectives and practices that help you trust God and grow into his dreams for you. "This is so needed," says Beth Moore (Twitter, July 4, 2021).
The Bible was written within collectivist cultures, and it's easy for Westerners to misinterpret or miss important elements. Combining the expertise of a biblical scholar (E. Randolph Richards) and a missionary practitioner (Richard James), this essential guidebook explores the cultural background of the ancient Mediterranean, stripping away individualist assumptions and helping us read the Bible better.