Episode 85: On What Can Miserable Christians Sing (with Carl Trueman and Matt Merker)

what miserable Christians sing
Talk
04.30.2019

If someone walks into your church next Sunday and they’re miserable from life’s trials and tribulations, what songs will you ask them to sing? Sadly, many evangelical churches only sing joyful choruses and happy triumphs, leaving laments like the psalms by the wayside.

In this Pastors’ Talk, Jonathan and Mark are joined by two guests—Carl Trueman and Matt Merker—to talk about this unfortunate phenomenon, and what we ought to do as pastors to change it.

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Editor’s Note: Read Carl’s article that inspired this conversation here. Learn about Matt Merker’s music here.

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