Category: Suffering

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There’s more going on than what you see.

Our walk with God will always, at some point, take us through darkness where life makes no sense. When these kinds of trials come, it’s often difficult to see beyond the trial. It clouds our perspective of God’s goodness, (“Does he really care about me?”); we question his power, (“Is God able to intervene in ...

A Theology Compatible with Suffering

Let me say right up front….I am not a theologian. I don’t have the smarts to even enter the ring with those who are. But…It seems to me that a lot of people hold to a theology of God that is not compatible with suffering. It is not compatible with the wounds and pain we ...

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God of All Grace

Someone said it again this week.  In speaking of a trial they were going through, they said, “Well, God must want me to learn something.” For sure, tragedy has a way of adjusting our perspective. Someone has said, “Deep suffering makes theologians of us all.” I am more and more convinced, however, that it is ...