Emily Snider is an M.M. and M.Div. candidate at Baylor University and George W. Truett Theological Seminary. She also serves as minister of music at Calvary Baptist Church in Waco, Texas.
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- By Emily Snider
Honest faith requires expressions of lament. Most of us do not have to ponder too deeply to realize that something is wrong; the world’s not all as it should be. However, this feeling, this sense of discomfort and frustration, is not often expressed in our worship. Shouldn’t we be able to express ourselves honestly in worship, asking God the difficult questions—the ones that keep us up at night due to our lack of satisfying answers?