I recently had the privilege of giving an apologetics talk on the problem of evil. I was asked to address the following question. If your Jesus is so good, then why do good people suffer, and why does sin take control of the world, and why do the elderly get sick? The mp3 can be found … Continue reading Why Do Good People Suffer?
See that you fulfill the ministry that you have received in the Lord. - Colossians 4:7 "Fulfill the Ministry." Paul initially said this to Archippus, but was this a warning or encouragement? Since we do not know much about him, it is hard to tell. Some have suggested that Archippus was the first pastor to the … Continue reading Fulfill the Ministry
When the dark skies rolled in, there was one thing that confused me more than any other. Before the storm, I was at a point where I wanted to give my all to the Lord. I started praying that he would fill me with His Spirit and make me a man after His heart. I … Continue reading When God Hinders You From Doing His Will
The sky has turned dark. It has not always been this way, but now it is frightening. Not long ago it was bright and sunny as was the disposition of my heart, but now the thunder crashes are similar to the war drums of an enemy telling me that I will never survive. When the skies were clear, I … Continue reading The Fight of Faith
The Prayer The daily battles never cease. Adversity is a companion I know too well. My strength is gone, and despair brings me low. I ask again for release from this, for I fear it will be the end of me. The enemy gathers to devour me, and their strength seems overwhelming. Lord, if it … Continue reading The Benefits of Adversity