Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego replied to the king, "O Nebuchadnezzar, we do not need to defend ourselves before you in this matter. If we are thrown into the blazing furnace, the God we serve is able to save us from it, and he will rescue us from your hand, O king. But even if he does not, we want you to know, O king, that we will not serve your gods or worship the image of gold you have set up." Daniel 3:16-18 God has taught me to seek to have the great faith of Abraham and Moses and others listed in the great “hall of fame” of faith in Hebrews 11. I’m realizing that in the work that I’m privileged to join God in (reaching Muslims for Christ), progress comes slowly and even when it does, it doesn’t always fit neatly into the paradigms we’re used to from our Western perspective. With the slow progress and out of the ordinary successes, God is teaching me to rely on Him and to continue to be faithful “even if He doesn’t” come thro ...