God Fills Our Emptiness

God Fills Our Emptiness

“Christ makes [suffering] meaningful; He makes it redemptive, and otherwise, there is no hope.” —Michael Card You likely know Michael Card as a Christian musician—writer of songs such as “El Shaddai” and “Immanuel.” But he did not always envision himself serving the...
Psalms of Lament: Individual and Communal

Psalms of Lament: Individual and Communal

The psalms of lament are songs and poems in which the psalmist cries out to God in times of deep distress and despair. In psalms of lament, the psalmist asks God for intervention to deliver him from suffering, sorrow, great loss, failures, and enemies. These petitions...