Advent is the season of faithful agnosticism and hopeful adventuring in which Jesus and his mission become known to us on the journey. Advent is the season of divine restlessness and impatienceBruce Epperly, Messy Incarnation, p. 14
with the way things are in our lives and in the world. In Advent, we look toward the coming of the child who will change everything and the Savior whose vision is far over the horizon challenging every value system, institutional mission statement, and national policy.
We can’t stay put because God won’t stay put.