Tag: psalms

The Importance of Prayer

Written by Leanna Westerhof. Media by Tyler Wright. Prayer is key. At least, that's what everyone has always told me and it has been one of...

Joy in Depression?

Written by Joe Watson. Media by Max Gensler   I just want to be open and say I have never experienced what might be considered...

On Praying The Psalms

Written by Nathan Kriebel. Media by Katie Wallace. “Let’s bow our heads to pray,” speaks the worship leader. “Lord, we thank you for this day,...

Why Christians Should Read (Sing) the Psalms

Last week, Richard Middleton (Northeastern Seminary) spoke to our campus about lament and our need to recover it in our lives of discipleship. Lament, Middleton taught us through Jeremiah 20 and the book of Job, is all about our honest and uncensored speech to God in the midst of our pain. Through the example of the Exodus, Middleton explained that lament is ‘the fulcrum between our bondage and deliverance.’ Biblical lament – the kind of lament we see in Jeremiah and Job and in the Psalms – is what God wants from us. God can handle this kind of speech. Even more, God wants this kind of speech from us. And here is why: God wants us to be his friends.