Another tragedy – this time a mass shooting in a Colorado marketplace. People want answers when bad things happen. Who or what is to blame? Why would God allow this? Consider the answer Jesus gives. ◊ Several years ago, 2… Read More ›
24 Years Ago
A reminder of how a family is impacted for generations when chance, tragedy, fear, faith, and prayer come together, as it did that fateful morning now 24 years ago. ◊ That’s a recent picture of my daughter with her husband… Read More ›
22 Years Ago
Tragedy, fear, faith, and prayer came together that morning and changed a family’s trajectory for generations to come. ◊ On this day 22 years ago our family endured an experience that changed each of us. While enjoying our annual family… Read More ›
Nehemiah’s Prayer of Anguish
Here’s a Biblical model for prayer that has application for each of us today facing hurt, pain, confusion, and remorse. ◊ A man cries out in anguish and weeps. He mourns for days. He’s received news that fellow citizens are still… Read More ›
More Evil and Conflicting Worldviews
A retrospective in light of tragedy in Nice, France: an update to a Biblical Viewpoint post first written on April 20, 2013 after the terrorist attack in Boston. Evil boldly manifested again in the public square gives rise to the… Read More ›
Still Well With Your Soul?
There are discouraging and even tragic events in life where one’s faith is tested and stretched to breaking points. The story of Horatio Spafford is a painful example of one that yet encourages us today with the story behind the authoring… Read More ›
So Really…Why Do Bad Things Happen?
Death, poverty, suffering, evil, war. Set-backs, trials, accidents, tragedies. If God is so good, why does He allow bad things to happen? Does He control this world? Does He even care? ♦ An innocent 9 year-old girl is plowed into by a 240 pound errant… Read More ›