Featured Titles

  • Wait


    by Rebecca Brewster Stevenson   Read a Sample on Overdrive What are you waiting for? Everyone has endured the endless
    Read More
  • Lethal Savage

    Lethal Savage

    by Dave Edlund Read a Sample on Overdrive "I would follow Peter Savage into any firefight." – James Rollins, New York
    Read More
  • The Ransom

    The Ransom

    by Nancy Boyarsky Read a Sample on Overdrive "Nicole Graves is the best fictional sleuth to come down the pike
    Read More
  • The Nicole Graves Boxed Set

    Books 1-3 available in a boxed set The Swap - Book 1 in the Nicole Graves Mystery series The Swap is
    Read More
  • Guarding Savage

    Guarding Savage

    by Dave Edlund Read Sample on Overdrive  "Dave Edlund’s latest military thriller fuses the authenticity of Tom Clancy with the
    Read More
  • Liar Liar

    Liar Liar

    by Nancy Boyarsky   Read a Sample on Overdrive  "Boyarsky's imagination serves up a court case that plays with expectations
    Read More
  • Behind These Hands

    Behind These Hands

    by Linda Vigen Phillips Read a Sample on Overdrive "a richly woven, unforgettable symphony of feelings and words" –Kirkus Reviews
    Read More
  • The Next to Last Mistake

    The Next to Last Mistake

    by Amalie Jahn   Read a Sample on Overdrive Tess Goodwin’s life in rural Iowa is sheltered and uncomplicated. Although
    Read More
  • Faith and Air: The Miracle List

    Faith and Air: The Miracle List

    by Scott Mason Read a Sample on Overdrive Faith and Air: The Miracle List offers a curious mix of humor
    Read More
  • Following the Red Bird

    Following the Red Bird

    by Kate Rademacher Listen to a Sample on AudibleRead a Sample on Overdrive   "Rademacher’s memoir is an honest portrayal
    Read More
  • Healing Maddie Brees

    Healing Maddie Brees

    by Rebecca Brewster Stevenson Read a Sample on Overdrive A debut novel from a promising new voice in fiction, Healing
    Read More
  • A Saint in Graceland

    A Saint in Graceland

    The long-awaited sequal to the award-winning book A Sinner in Paradise! by Deborah Hining Read a Sample on Overdrive Grieving her
    Read More
  • The Final Reality

    The Final Reality

    by Stephen Martino Read a Sample on Overdrive Science Fiction Gold Medal Winner, The President's Book Awards from FAPA In
    Read More

by Rebecca Brewster Stevenson


What are you waiting for?

Everyone has endured the endless traffic light, the queue that goes nowhere, the elevator music piped through the phone line. But what of those periods in your life when everything seems on hold? When you can't do the next thing in your professional or personal life because you can't get to it?

Waiting—be it for health, a life partner, a child, a job—can be an agony. The persistently unrealized goal feels like an endless road. And hope's constant deferment can be exhausting. A firm answer against the thing you're hoping for—"no"—might be easier than this constant lack of closure. It might be easier to give it up.

But what if waiting means to be something else? Waiting doesn't have to mean idleness. Our prolonged state of need might teach us to look beyond the desired goal to something infinitely better. We find lessons on this throughout the Bible and, if we are paying attention, in our own lives.

Rather than fostering frustration, periods of waiting might have great truths to tell us. It might show us that hope is worthwhile. Waiting might even be a gift in and of itself. 

Buy Now



Praise for Wait

"Rebecca Brewster Stevenson's writing is consistently powerful, complex, honest, and hopeful."
–Andy Crouch, author, Culture Making and The Tech-Wise Family

"Rebecca Brewster Stevenson’s book Wait offers a soulful mix of pastoral care and wise direction for all of us who are learning to wait on God through difficult circumstances. She weaves her own story with narratives from Scripture and testimonies of others in a way that validates our struggles, and also calls us to deeper trust in Jesus. Each chapter leads to increasingly mature reflection on persevering prayer. Read this book with a heart open to God, and you will find encouragement in your journey of growth through suffering."
–Jason Jenson, Director of Spiritual Formation and Theology at Intervarsity.

"Rebecca Brewster Stevenson’s writing is achingly beautiful... with its compelling vision and practical wisdom, this is a book in which substance meets—even surpasses—style."
–Karen Swallow Prior, author of On Reading Well: Finding the Good Life through Great Books and Fierce Convictions: The Extraordinary Life of Hannah More—Poet, Reformer, Abolitionist

"Rebecca Stevenson makes peace with waiting and lyrically guides us through poignant Scriptural insights into the vocation of patiently waiting and trusting the God who works in such worthwhile ways in that space."
–Jay Thomas, Lead Pastor at Chapel Hill Bible Church


Read Local
Seal StandardsChecklist 01