The Bible says that we were created to be spiritual as well as physical beings. So it's no wonder we have often elusive longings. As you study these passages on hungering and thirsting after God, you'll discover anew how only the Bread of Life can genuinely satisfy our hungry souls.
Carol Plueddemann, a former editor for Harold Shaw Publishers, has written (or co-authored with Jim,) a number of books. Her special interests include small-group Bible studies and ministry with immigrants. Jim and Carol have two adult children and take great delight in spending time with their grandchildren.
Dr. Jim Plueddemann is professor in the Mission and Evangelism Department at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield Illinois. He teaches courses in areas of leadership and education.