He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. (Psalm 147:3)
Does the Bible, the Word of God, speak to us in our adversities? Find out how Christian
values and biblical wisdom make a world of difference even (or perhaps especially)
when everything seems to go wrong. When life itself seems to come to a halt, when
grief takes over your heart, when your spirit is broken within you, you need the
soothing balm of the Word of God.
Remember the Persecuted
For most of us being Christians does not require great sacrifices, so we often find
it difficult to understand the type of faith, dedication and conviction that it takes
to embrace Christ at the cost of one's own physical life. Yet, many of our brothers
and sisters in Christ are presently faced with such a challenge.
Where Was God?
Where is God when it hurts so badly? Where was God when millions suffered in some
of the greatest tragedies of humanity? Is there any meaning to life? Many have attempted
to interpret human horrors and pain...
Lessons From the Bench
Some important lessons learned in the aftermath of a terrible tragedy can show us
the hand of God in our ministry of presence. A useful and candid meditation for staff
as well as volunteers who minister to the hurting in God's name.
Walking Through the Valleys
As I lived through abuse, unfairness, depression, grief, nothing has been more important
than remembering the Lord's promises and listening to the words of comfort that he
shares with us in Scripture.
The Problem of Evil
Evil is a daily reality. Our suffering, as well as the suffering of others, vividly
marks its presence in our world. As Christians, we are no exception. The problem
of evil affects us deeply, it touches us in the core of our beings, and it demands
The Experience of Suffering in the Life of Selected Biblical Characters
There is much to be learned from the experience of suffering of biblical characters.
Their life story and their response to suffering, revealed in Scripture in the context
of God's perspective, can enlighten us and guide us through our own experiences.