Category Archives: Evil in the world

Hope large enough to overcome death

Where is there hope sufficiently encompassing to enable us to know that all our pain and suffering has not been in vain? Continue reading

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Five parts to our story

If we hope to live well in a painfully complicated and broken world… Continue reading

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Searching for a plausible worldview

What way of seeing things corresponds most with reality and does not contradict what I clearly know to be true? Continue reading

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America – a place to live or to die?

It seems like all our public places are vulnerable. Grade schools, universities, theaters, malls, workplaces, churches, grocery stores… Many foreigners have begun to view America, not as a place to live, but a place to die.  Continue reading

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Do you think they are worse sinners?

Do people encounter a fates in this life (whether good or bad) based on actions in a former life? How should we read the outcomes when people are senselessly murdered or seemingly victims of being in the wrong place at the wrong time? Continue reading

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Does God control everything?

Does God have a plan that will conquer what feels like the chaos of human history? If God has control over everything, is he not a cosmic puppeteer pulling our strings when he wants us to dance? Continue reading

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Two highly recommended books

1. The Contemporary Christian: Applying God’s Word to Today’s World, by John R. W. Stott I enjoyed every page of this book. I have returned to it a number of times and believe that it continues to speak with refreshing insight. I wish every … Continue reading

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Evil from childhood?

Five essential personal applications. Continue reading

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Blaming God for the evil in the world?

Why do we so strongly oppose evil and long for a world without it? 
Why do we cry foul? 
Why do we long for a lost Paradise? 
Why do we even think in terms of good and evil? Continue reading

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