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Rediscovering Lament

March 26, 2021 @ 6:30 pm

It is significant that the Bible has one who  le book dedicated to lament. It is also significant that in the collection of songs that form the heart of worship in the Bible, the most common of the psalms is that of lament. For those of us who have been humanly privileged to have been born white and in the West, the language of lament has not been one which we have used often – or perhaps often felt the need for. The fact that for a large proportion of Christians in the West, life is generally reasonably comfortable, seems to have led to our losing our ability to deal with suffering biblically. In other words, our theology of suffering is poor. This webinar will explore how we might recapture the biblical genre of lament for today’s Europe.

Simon Marshall has been a teacher, church pastor and Principal of Tilsley College
in Scotland. He is now the International Director for European Christian Mission International. He was brought up in the south-east of England but has lived in the Faroe Islands, France, India and Czech Republic as well as Scotland. He is married to Dorit and they have two children and five grandchildren.

Go to the IBCM Network booking page to register for this webinar.


March 26, 2021
6:30 pm


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