Category Archives: God’s power

Does God control weather?

Sooner or later, someone will ask how God relates to things we call natural disaster? And how should God’s protection be understood? Continue reading

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When God feels distant

I’ve had times when I battled a sense of distance from God. Continue reading

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Knit together in my mother’s womb

Let’s pause and reflect on truth from Scripture before entering the abortion debate. 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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After 36 years as a pastor

Consider what is perhaps the most important lesson for a Church leader. 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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God knit us together

The truths in this psalm do not exist in empty theory. They must be understood in the complexities of life in a fallen world Continue reading

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The God you didn’t expect

I still remember how intrigued I was to see God portrayed by Morgan Freeman as a janitor at the end of the 2003 movie, Bruce Almighty. Something resonated with me. Continue reading

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5 purposes of pain (by C. S. Lewis)

Can you think of other purposes? 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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