We live in an apocalyptic age. Many people carry a sense of impending doom, of feeling that human history, as we know it, is coming to an end. Sometimes, in the midst of personal struggle and global strife, the people of God wonder why they should continue to be faithful. Is it worth it? Questions arise regarding the sovereignty of God. Does God have His hand on our story? Is it possible to remain undaunted in light of current realities? Is there a vision for the future capable of sustaining us?