Another Reason to Weep

A few years ago a brother from our church rushed into the church office on a weekday lunchtime and said, “There are two kids in the bushes right outside having sex!” “What are you talking about?” I said. “I’m not making this up. When I passed by the front of the church, there was a …

How does all this lamenting bring us any closer to God?

Those who sow with tears will reap with songs of joy. Those who go out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, carrying sheaves with them.    Psalm 126:5-6 We’ve been talking about lamenting in general and now from a utilitarian vantage point. What good does crying about the world and its problems do? Last time …