LamentWe placed all of our Card Talks on the theme of biblical lament in one place. Seemed like a good (and needed) idea.
Sadly, this Advent Card Talk is applicable every year...
Schadenfreude: "enjoyment obtained from the troubles of others." Sometimes God wants to kick your enemies in the face on your behalf.
As we ponder the new year we would like to make a simple biblical suggestion: "God is in control" is often an example of Christian fatalism: an anti-intellectual, un-spiritual, amoral cop-out. God may have work to do, but so do you.
No matter the "winner," many of us will feel argghghhahrrrr! We submit ten cards from our Red Letter Deck with the wisdom Christ has for us in the midst of this election season.
When everything seems— when everything is— completely and utterly broken, the righteous continue to love while just barely keeping their shit together.
There are 66 books in the (Protestant) Bible, but only about eight in the Good Christian's Choice Selections of Common Praise for Worship, Remembrance, and Joy Together in Song Book of the Faith . . .