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Suffering and Evil

Is the world going to hell in a handbasket? Bill Guerrant shares the truth about the "good old days" and where we stand now in terms of poverty, war, and the evils present in the world today.
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The Bible reminds us that God is good, he created a good world, and that he loves us. Beyond this, our experience with pain and suffering largely remains a mystery. There are, however, common myths that should be dispelled. Watch this Seven Minute Seminary from Carolyn Moore to learn more about a biblical theology of suffering.

When we find ourselves in a mess, we cry out to God for help, but what we cry for is to be taken out of the mess and cleaned up. What if God wants to meet us in the middle of the mess? Margie Bryce suggests that the messes in life might just have a holy purpose.

What are we willing to sacrifice in order to get ahead? Jonathan Blackburn discusses Martin Luther King Jr.'s sermon, "The Drum Major Instinct."

In a time when there is so much hate and pain in the world, one may ask where God is in the midst of it all. Dale Hale reflects on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's experience and gives encouragement that God's not dead, nor is He asleep.

Recent news about senior leaders in the organization Planned Parenthood has rightfully sparked outrage about the moral evil of abortion and the disturbing practice of harvesting parts of aborted babies. In today's article, John Adams provides 5 insightful reasons why the church should persist in its condemnation of this abhorrent industry.

The Beast of infertility—everyone's beast looks different. Elizabeth Pomeroy talks about her own infertility Beast and how it affects her life every day. But, there is hope. The Beast can be tamed.

Should Christians celebrate the creations of Western artists who depict the prophet Muhammad? In today's article, Kelly McCuaig suggests that in light of the gospel, and wholly congruent with the specific words of John Wesley, Christians have a much higher towards those we're supposed to reach with God's love.

In a world that is increasingly loud and hard, ministers can lead worship experiences of quiet where we find a soft place to land in the love of God through Christ Jesus. Read more today from Laura Beach on the importance of guided times of lament and grief in worship.
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Violence done in the name of religious and political ideology by people who do not represent their governments has become a pressing issue, while people victimized by terrorism—both strong and vulnerable­—struggle to answer with a successful response. In this Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. James Thobaben introduces us to current issues involved with terrorism and possible Christian responses.

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