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Speaking of Brokenness


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Biblical wisdom calls for us to interact with our culture and to redeem what we are hearing and seeing. The word “brokenness” has become a popular way to describe painful human experiences. Many things are broken in our lives, and Scripture’s way of discussing this is uniquely rich—and takes a radical, counterintuitive turn. In this article, Powlison highlights seven interconnected ways that the Bible portrays brokenness.