Today we face the reality of both moral evil (evil committed by free moral agents, involving such things as war, crime, cruelty, class struggles, discrimination, slavery, ethnic cleansing, suicide bombings, and various injustices) and natural evil (involving such things as hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, and the like). Atheists typically claim that such moral and natural evil disproves the existence of God.
Last week I wrote a rather lighthearted piece about anxiety in the face of natural disasters (Why Worry?). While I fully believe all God’s promises that I quoted in that piece, I was reminded over the weekend that we face things far more painful, far more devastating than tornadoes. You see, a dear friend has just put her husband of nearly 50 years under hospice care.
When we consider the great servants of God in the New Testament, we often think of Paul, Peter, Mary, Luke, or those among the 12 apostles. However, there was one man with a unique name whose service to God during sickness offers great insight for us today.
How can we respond with we find ourselves doubting God? This is the topic addressed in program 3 of Dr. Ankerberg’s series with Dr. Erwin Lutzer entitled Pandemics, Plagues, and Natural Disasters: What is God Saying to Us? (Part 2).
Over 215,000 Americans and 1.1 million people worldwide have died from COVID-19. In addition, more than 40 million people have tested positive for the coronavirus worldwide. This devastating pandemic has led many to ask why is God allowing COVID-19?
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc upon our way of life. From schools to jobs, the economy and even churches have been impacted in unprecedented ways. What is a Biblical response to the pandemic?
Even Christians who have walked closely with God for years have experienced times when He seems distant or quiet. Why does God seem silent? What can we do during these…
There was a man sent from God whose name was John. He came as a witness to testify concerning that light, so that through him all might believe. He himself was not the light; he came only as a Witness to the light.
I sat with a friend yesterday who, in my decidedly unprofessional opinion, is suffering from depression. Only she doesn’t seem to think that’s what’s wrong. Still, she checks off most…
We recently sent out an email in conjunction with our series with Dr. Michael Easley and Joni Eareckson Tada. The subject line asked the question, “Will you let God use your life when you are suffering?”