Lament: Connecting Pain to the Lord Who Redeems

by Paul Joiner “Lament enters the complicated space of deep disappointment and lingering hurt. It boldly reaffirms the trustworthiness of God. But, first we need to learn how to lament.” (Mark Vroegop, The 4 Basics of Lament) “In this world, you will have trouble.” (John 16:33) There is something in the culture we live inContinue reading “Lament: Connecting Pain to the Lord Who Redeems”

One Reason Why We Aren’t Doing Well

I’ve been on a mission to install this baseline in all of our lives: None of us are doing well and nobody realizes it. We all hate the masks. Nobody likes them. They are uncomfortable. They remind us that things aren’t normal. They hinder us from seeing each other’s expressions. Every interaction and every decisionContinue reading “One Reason Why We Aren’t Doing Well”