Therefore, brothers and sisters, you must be patient as you wait for the coming of the Lord.
7 Therefore, brothers and sisters, you must be patient as you wait for the coming of the Lord. Consider the farmer who waits patiently for the coming of rain in the fall and spring, looking forward to the precious fruit of the earth. 8 You also must wait patiently, strengthening your resolve, because the coming of the Lord is near. 9 Don’t complain about each other, brothers and sisters, so that you won’t be judged. Look! The judge is standing at the door!
10 Brothers and sisters, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord as an example of patient resolve and steadfastness.
Numbering in the millions, inactive Catholics, whom Kemp calls Seekers, are people looking for purpose and meaning in their lives, and are curious about coming home again to the church from which they have become estranged. She shares the stories of a number of inactive Catholics and then offers a practical. user-friendly and well-detailed plan for establishing a process for welcoming inactive Catholics in the reader's own parish. She discusses controversial issues frankly and honestly without denying the serious challenges that face the church in the millennium.