Timothy Austin (Turkey)
“Am I only a God nearby,” declares the Lord, “and not a God far away? . . . Do not I fill heaven and earth?” - Jeremiah 23:23-24 (NIV)
When I moved to the bustling metropolis of Istanbul, a city of more than 15 million people, God seemed distant and unconcerned. My wife, our two children, and I had moved into a small apartment in a crowded part of the city. It was at the crossroads of two busy...
God is nearby — even in faraway places.
Those in transition
Respond by posting a prayer.
This season, Whitney R. Simpson has given us the gift we must open: a clear, accessible invitation to connect with the divine spark that is within us. This is the best present: being present for Jesus’ birth, God made human.”
Learn more about our newest Advent resource, Fully Human, Fully Divine here.