How long will you hide your face from me?
— Psalm 13:1
How does oneÂ Search for (and embrace) Honest Faith when
- your world is shaken?
- you’ve watched the world of others being shaken?
- you serve, minister to, walk with those whose world has been shaken?
- colleagues, family, friends bring the challenging question of where was your God?
At Jubilee 2011, I had the opportunity hear Kent Annan (author of After Shock: Searching for Honest Faith When Your World Is Shaken and codirector of Haiti Partners) and Enel Angervil (Haitian co-worker with Haiti Partners) share about their journey with God in Haiti.
Below’s a video drawn from Kent’s Annotated Wish List (After Shock. InterVarsity Press. 39).Â Take a few minutes to prayerfully consider/wrestle with it.Â Maybe watch it more than once as part of your Lenten devotions.
Then take a few minutes to read Enel’s story about surviving the collapse of his University classroom building.Â Be challenged by and rejoice with me in Enel’s call to serve God in faith with hope (in God) in the midst of crisis.Â Pray for Enel (& Kent’s) continued renewal, strength and perseverance in their work in Haiti as it no longer receives front page attention.
In my next post, I’ll share from Kent Annan’s After Shock: Searching for Honest Faith When Your World Is Shaken, but for today, let’s … [Read more…] about ‘After Shock’ as a resource for wrestling with the crisis in Japan