Prisons are full of people in pain and who have caused pain. Yet we must remember that they are all precious to God. When God sends us out into the world to preach the Gospel to all people, He wants us to remember those in prison.
Sydney’s father was “a man of extremes” who beat her but also brought her presents when he went out of town. “I talk about him as if he’s dead,” she says, “because in a sense who he was, is.”
“No job is too small when working for the Kingdom of God. He will use every little thing that we do, in His honor, to build His kingdom. … My only job is to answer His call and let Him move the mountains.”
Musical review for online magazine CultureHoney.com. Originally published August 2, 2016.
There’s an intimacy to Waitress that I haven’t felt during other musicals. The cast is small, as is the ensemble. Instead of having an orchestra, the music is performed by The Waitress Band on stage, incorporating themselves into the storytelling.