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If God Is Real, Why Doesn't He End Our Suffering?

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“If God really is who they say He is—all-loving, all-powerful, and all-good—He would end the suffering. Therefore, because there is suffering there can be no God.” So says the age-old critique. Many of us let words like this wash over us without thinking critically about them.

How Do I Love God When I Can't Understand His Actions?

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How do I love God when I can’t understand His actions? This was a question I asked myself some years ago. I was in the middle of a crisis. I had to close down a church that I had planted. I felt like I had been obedient to God. Yet, I felt like I had failed.

3 Unexpected Benefits of Studying Theology

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I grew up reading theology and for a long time I hated every moment of it. I didn’t understand why my parents would torture me with reading assignments each summer.

If God Is Real, Why Is There So Much Injustice?

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We live in a world that’s filled with suffering and injustice. Every day, we read about how racism, rape, and abuse of power is on the rise. It’s no surprise that one of the common objections to Christianity is, “If God is real, why is there so much injustice?”

Editor’s Picks: Best Articles on Apologetics

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All of us have grappled with doubts and questions about God. Here are our top articles on Apologetics, exploring some of the biggest and most common questions we all have about Christianity.

If God Is Real, Why Doesn't He Make Himself More Obvious?

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Anyone who has believed in God for any extended period of time shares something in common. Disappointment. At some point we ask ourselves: Why don’t I feel my faith anymore?

4 Reminders When God Seems Silent in Our Suffering

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2019 did not start well. I wept with my New Zealand friends when mosques in Christchurch were attacked and almost 50 people lost their lives. Then I cried in disbelief when my sister nearly lost her home.

Sri Lanka Easter Bombings: How Should We Respond?

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I was at my packed church on Easter Sunday (Apr 21) in the central hills of Sri Lanka when a friend told me that bombs were going off at church services around the country.

Surviving Traumatic Brain Injury: From "Why Me?" to "Why Not Me?"

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When I was 16, everything in life was going well. I excelled in academics and sports (Judo), and I had a promising future ahead of me. Yet, my triumphant days came to a cruel and abrupt halt on April 20, 2010.