Adrian Pei works in leadership development for Epic Movement, the Asian American ministry of Cru. He loves creating new ways for people to see and experience God’s kingdom, especially through writing and innovation. He lives in southern California with his family.

A New Way to Relate to Rest

I ALWAYS ASSUMED I knew what Sabbath and rest looked like.I had a mental picture of solitude and silence, one that revolved around the idea of retreating — either into nature or into your own private space. Rest for me­ — especially as an introvert — meant taking a break from being around people and activity. Then my world turned upside down.