Sis, when was the last time you thought about what to do while you’re waiting on your breakthrough? Let’s have an Interview with Dr. Heather Thompson Day
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Sooo….I definitely low key stalked Heather Thompson Day, our guest today, and I have a feeling that you’ll have a little giggle at my expense when you listen in. However, may I just say that this book, It’s Not Your Turn, blessed my life? I want to encourage you to pick it up because I believe that it will encourage your heart in the middle of your waiting season.
After all, aren’t we all waiting on something? How are you spending your time while you’re waiting on your breakthrough? What might your ability to wait well say about your ability motives in this moment?
I have found that it is a lot easier to steward the present moment well when we focus on our ability to give God the glory in season and out of season than if we just get caught up focusing on what we hope to get out of our forward movement.
If you have a moment, check out 2 Timothy 4:1-5. Paul encourages Timothy to be prepared in season and out of season, and, if we ever needed to be present and prepared, that time is now. According to the Pew Research Center, sixty-nine percent of female Christians have now incorporated at least one new age practice into their lives, and I can’t help but think that many of our sisters are turning away because they’ve grown restless with waiting on the Lord.
Just in case you’re struggling in the middle of your waiting season, I want you to know that I am here for you, and so is Heather.
Heather Shared Some Beautiful Insight
Listen in for any of the questions you’ve asked about how:
- Heather thought of the title;
- To keep waiting, even when it’s painful;
- Experience can’t be rushed;
- To look to past generations for encouragement;
- To get over seasons of jealousy
Resources and Links
Subscribe to Viral Jesus, Heather’s Podcast with Christianity Today
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Dr. Heather Thompson Day is an interdenominational speaker and has been a contributor for Religion News Service, Christianity Today, Newsweek and the Barna Group. She is also the host of Viral Jesus, a new podcast with Christianity Today that already has over 100k downloads.
Heather’s writing has been featured on outlets like the Today Show, and the National Communication Association. She has been interviewed by BBC Radio Live and has been featured in an article by Forbes. She believes her calling is to stand in the gaps of our churches for young people, and she is the author of 8 books; including It’s Not Your Turn: What To Do While Waiting on Your Breakthrough, and I’ll See You Tomorrow.
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