How Dare God Create a World Filled with Suffering?
When I was growing up, I remember asking an adult “Why don’t you believe in God?” Her response stunned me: “If God was real, I wouldn’t have had seven miscarriages in a row.”
Whether we go through cancer, lose a loved one, experience mental ill-health, or even just turn on the news, suffering is a universal experience. And it evokes within each of us a question that we rally at the God who claims Himself to be both powerful and good: How can God allow it?
5 Lessons You Need (But Weren’t in Your Textbooks)
It’s easy to think that good grades are all one needs to succeed in life, but we need more than just knowing that the area of a circle is π r², or F = M A. There are many things in our life that textbooks can’t teach us, so how do we navigate life in those instances?
Daryl and Gina: A Couple Called to Two Different Countries
She spent a year befriending women in the red light district of a Chinese city, hoping to be a bearer of God’s eternal light; while he served on the fringes of Thailand for four years at a shelter for needy children.
Separately, Gina Chan and Daryl Tay had returned to Singapore in 2018, for an “involuntary break” from overseas missions, expecting to jump back into the field they each felt called to after a year at the Singapore Bible College (SBC).
But God had other plans.