I recently preached a sermon at a local nursing home from Hebrews 11:8-10, 13-16 titled A Lasting Home for Those Who Live by Faith. My desire was to encourage these nursing home residents that God has prepared a better home, a heavenly home, for those who trust in Jesus Christ. ...
Today’s episode of Working on Purpose features Timothy Gregory, the Founding Artistic Director of Provision Theater Company, based in Chicago, Illinois. Tim is a dear friend of the ministry and the adapter of Pastor Colin’s book Heaven, How I Got Here into a one-man drama for the stage.
Provision Theater Company is devoted to producing works of hope, reconciliation, and redemption, works that challenge us to explore a life of meaning and purpose. The company was founded in 2004 and burst onto the scene in Chicago with Cotton Patch Gospel.
In our conversation with Tim, he talks about the following topics:
- How to prioritize seeking Christ above all other attention-vying pursuits
- What it looks like to use our talents in a purposeful way
- How our individual stories point to God’s bigger story
Tim is the Founding Artistic Director of Chicago’s Provision Theater and is the writer of Heaven, How I Got Here (The Play). Gregory’s experience features writing and directing more than 20 productions including: Bonhoeffer’s Cost (with Mary Ruth Clarke), adaptations of Corrie Ten Boom’s The Hiding Place, and Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol (with David Bell). Tim is currently working on a world-premiere adaptation of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables.