Learning the Language of Lament

J. Todd Billings is Gordon H. Girod Research Professor of Reformed Theology at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan. And he has incurable cancer. Billings has just written a piece for┬áRelevant┬átitled, “Are We Missing Something Important About Prayer?” In the article, he talks about learning the language of lament. He writes: Whether our burden is […]

The Path of Death is the Only Way to Healing

J. Todd Billings is quickly becoming one of my favorite theologians. His book on theological interpretation of Scripture is outstanding, and I’ve recently finished reading his book, Union with Christ: Reframing Theology and Ministry for the Church, which likewise is excellent. In a recent article, Billings writes of his battle with cancer. I highly recommend […]