Reading Time: 5 minutes It was a crazy request: build a boat. But there’s no water around. Such was the nature of the task assigned to Noah. What could ever compel a person of God to say yes to such a task? I believe that the story of Noah and the Ark is in the Bible to help us define what biblical faith looks like. He happened to be part of one of the most incredible moments in all of history, but his call to obedience isn’t much different than ours today. So what motivates ordinary people to obey the extraordinary call of God?