Get caught up with all our Current and Past sermon series
Some of history’s greatest hurts have come through the church
Problem 1: Glaring character flaws
Problem 2: War and violence
Some of history’s greatest successes have come through the church
Care of orphans and widows
Abolition of slavery
Abolition of apartheid and the fight against racism
Problem 3: Fanaticism
The Church is the Bride of Christ
The Church is the Body of Christ
How Can a Good God Allow Evil and Suffering?
Simplified overview of some of the common responses to the issue of evil and suffering.
New Age Philosophy
1 Chronicles 10:13-14
Big Questions (God)
1. Does science disprove the existence of God?
2. Is God real? How can we know?
3. Is the Bible true? What about other religious writings?
4. What is sin and why does it matter?
5. Who is Jesus?
6. Why do good people suffer? How can God allow evil and suffering?
7. Is there an afterlife? Are heaven and hell real?
8. Why are there so many religions? Aren’t they basically all the same? What makes Christianity unique?
9. What’s so important about the Church? Hasn’t it done more harm than good?
Those are the questions we’ll be exploring together in the coming weeks. Why? There are several reasons.
1. People want to know
2. God wants us to know Him
3. We are supposed to share
4. Some haven’t wrestled through this
5. Society has changed