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Theology For The People

How Long, O Lord? – The Biblical Genre of Lament and Its Role in Our Lives Today

By February 4, 2023No Comments

Welcome to Season 3 of Theology for the People!

Michael Payne is the Worship Pastor at White Fields Community Church in Longmont, Colorado. Previously he served as a missionary and worship pastor in Hungary at Golgota Budapest. Prior to that, he served in the US Marine Corps.

Listen to Mike’s original music on Spotify here, or see him in action on the White Fields Church YouTube page.

The books Mike recommends in this episode on the topic of the biblical genre of lament are:

  1. Michael Card, A Sacred Sorrow: Reaching Out to God in the Lost Language of Lament
  2. Mark Vroegop – Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy
  3. Walter Brueggemann – The Message of the Psalms

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