Carl Trueman: What Can Miserable Christians Sing?

Carl TruemanYesterday at the TSCF 2013 National Conference, I was reminded of this brilliant article by Carl Trueman (during an equally brilliant talk by Paul Windsor on the Psalms). I very highly recommend anything by Carl Trueman, but this article became something of an instant classic when he first penned it a few years back. It has the arresting title, ‘What Can Miserable Christians Sing?’

You can read the whole article here, but here’s a sample to whet your appetite:

“By excluding the cries of loneliness, dispossession, and desolation from its worship, the church has effectively silenced and excluded the voices of those who are themselves lonely, dispossessed, and desolate, both inside and outside the church. Continue reading