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Let God Define Good
God at times permits tragedies. He permits the ground to grow dry and stalks to grow bare. He allows Satan to unleash mayhem. But he doesn’t allow Satan to triumph. Isn’t this the promise of Romans 8:28: “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who […]
Film review: The Tree of Life is a remarkable story echoing the experience of Job
The Tree of Life is a remarkable and surreal film. When did you last see a mainstream production which started with a quote from the book of Job, and then took a 'Job's journey' through pain to healing acceptance?
Revive Our Hearts: What to Do When Life Falls Apart, with Kim Jaggers
Kim Jaggers appeared to have it all together. She had a handsome husband, a beautiful home, and was established in her church. When her seemingly perfect life began to fall apart, she was challenged to find out what truly mattered in life.
True Woman: The Surrendered Life
I'm sure my scream took the phone from her ear. I'd asked for a boy. They'd long wanted a boy and thought their child birthing years were past. A boy. A good gift from the faithful Father. But that wasn't her only news. Pre-cancerous cells on her back.
Very Away and Very Alone - #6348
Jesus Christ suffered the penalty you and I should pay: being cut off from God. That's what hell is. Everything good, pure, loving, and beautiful on earth is because of God. And hell is total "away-ness" from God with no party, no friends, no music, no money to drown that awful emptiness. Jesus was suffering all that hell for you and me on that cross.
Welcome to Captive Faith
Captive Faith is a section of Christian History Institute's web site about Bible heroes and Christians who suffered imprisonment for their faith.
True Woman: Partner with the Japanese Church to Share God’s Compassion
Samaritan’s Purse teams on the ground in Japan are working with Japanese churches to hand out blankets, water, hygiene kits, and other assistance—showing the compassion of Jesus Christ to people who are hurting and grieving.
True Woman: Japan: After Empathy and Aid, People Want Answers
When love has wept and worked, it must have something to say about God. It doesn’t need to have all the answers. Only God does. But it has the Bible, and the Bible is not silent on this matter.
True Woman: A Spacious Place
It was in the wake of an adoption gone terribly wrong that I first found out about a spacious place. I dug into the Scriptures looking for hope while my world seemed to spin uncontrollably.
True Woman: Reflections on Haiti . . . One Year Later
Why do I need a tragedy to open my eyes to the pain and suffering that surrounds me?