Conntecting the Dots

Posts Tagged: why does God allow suffering

When God’s Love Doesn’t Look Like Love

  A familiar Sunday school song reminds us that Jesus loves us. That’s an easy truth to believe when all is well and life brings blessing upon blessing. But what about when life takes an unexpected turn and heads a direction we did not choose?   Joseph’s life is a prime example. He was betrayed… [ read more ]

3 Keys to Surviving Life’s Hard Stuff

Life is flat-out hard sometimes. Stuff happens when we least expect it, and it can send us into a tailspin or drive us to our knees. Sometimes that stuff lingers much longer than we’d like. We tie a knot and hang on for dear life, but fear threatens to slip our grip. I’ve experienced “stuff”—like… [ read more ]

The Tough Question of Suffering

  So consider Him who has endured such hostility by sinners against Himself, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart. ( NLT)   Having struggled with chronic pain for three decades, my sister has an insider’s perspective on suffering. She recently told me that the most common question believers and non-believers ask… [ read more ]