On today’s Equipping You in Grace show, Dave and Laura Whitman discuss how lament helps Christians address the hurts of the past with hope in the Lord, responding to painful memories when they come up, how the local church and hurting people, along with her devotional, A Painful Past Healing and Moving Forward (P&R, 2020).
What you’ll hear in this episode
- How Christians not only heal from but move forward from painful memories.
- How the people of God should address painful memories when they come up and what to do when we repeat them repeatedly.
- How having a clear and biblical understanding of Jesus helps Christians to address their past.
- How understanding lament helps Christians not only address the hurts of the past but with hope in the Lord.
- What Peter’s betrayal and eventual restoration teaches Christians about responding to the events of their lives.
- How Christians should help those facing deep pain in their past with the goodness of God.
- How the local church should help Christians address the hurts of the past.
About the Guest
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Dave Jenkins is happily married to Sarah Jenkins. He is a writer, editor, and speaker living in beautiful Southern Oregon. Dave is a lover of Christ, His people, the Church, and sound theology. He serves as the Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine, and is the Host for the Equipping You in Grace Podcast. He is the author of The Word Explored: The Problem of Biblical Illiteracy and What To Do About It (House to House, 2021). You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Parler, Youtube, or read his newsletter. Dave loves to spend time with his wife, going to movies, eating at a nice restaurant, or going out for a round of golf with a good friend. He is also a voracious reader, in particular of Reformed theology, and the Puritans. You will often find him when he’s not busy with ministry reading a pile of the latest books from a wide variety of Christian publishers. Dave received his M.A.R. and M.Div through Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.