Rev. Micah Schuurman is a partner missionary with Resonate Global Mission in San José, Costa Rica. He teaches Old Testament and Biblical Languages at UNELA, the Evangelical University of the Americas.

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    January 13, 2022

    Jesus Was No Stoic

    Lament remained a largely personal practice for several years. But, I slowly began to notice the importance of communal lament. Some losses are personal. Other losses are communal and need to be lamented as such. This became even clearer when the pandemic hit in 2020. Many religious leaders lacked the basic vocabulary needed to speak to the fear and pain being experienced by the body of believers.