The ascension of Jesus Christ put the disciples in a peculiar position. They had their marching orders: to preach repentance and the forgiveness of sins. But the orders were punctuated with a “go and wait”. Waiting for what God would provide in place of the Risen Christ to enable them to take the good news to the world. What are we waiting for? For the world to change? Or for Christ to change the world? And where is our place in all of that?