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How Do You Solve a Theological Problem Like Maria?
Record hurricane season challenges believers in paradise to trust God amid life’s literal storms.
Record hurricane season challenges believers in paradise to trust God amid life's literal storms.
The Christian Struggle with Mental Illness
Mental illness is not a subject Christians should run from.
Natural disasters (tornados, tsunamis, earthquakes) as well as illnesses (Ebola, diabetes, cancer) are not the result or punishment for a particular sin or sinner.
When I Can't Calm My Son's Fears
A Small Talk guest post about fear and peace by Micha Boyett
Last fall, after his kindergarten class practiced an earthquake drill, he switched from volcanoes to earthquakes and we worked through his ever-growing fear of earthquakes for months.
Exploring Evangelicalism: The Southern Baptist Convention
Dr. Frank Page, President and CEO of the Southern Baptist Convention explains their distinctives and some misconceptions.
We are often first on the ground and last to leave in a wide range of disasters, ranging from hurricanes like Katrina to earthquakes as in Haiti, floods in Indiana or Texas or Oklahoma to
Practicing Advent in a Time of Turbulence
As our nation deals with division and distrust, how do we approach this liturgical season?
We witnessed the growing Syrian refugee crisis, the continued violence of ISIS, water contamination in Flint, as well as deadly earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, and wildfires all over the
Why Jesus, Not Salvation, Is God’s Greatest Gift to UsSubscriber Access Only
We’re too quick to see the What instead of the Who.
go sailing? Why should a death cause not just earthquakes, dark skies, and torn curtains, but also dozens of random people coming to life? Who produces
Nepal Christians Return to Worship after Earthquake Turns Churches into TombsSubscriber Access Only
Evangelicals bear brunt of Christian deaths.
Evangelicals bear brunt of Christian deaths.
A Ministry of the MundaneSubscriber Access Only
The life of a pastor is filled with high spiritual moments, but it’s mostly conducted in the quiet, ordinary routines of church life.
Does this mean God isn't in control of earthquakes and fires and wind? No. Does this mean God doesn't use big events to bring about his purposes? No.
Gleanings: September 2015Subscriber Access Only
Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our September issue).
Nepal: Hindu nation might ban evangelism. The long-awaited draft of Nepal's new constitution, delayed by devastating earthquakes this spring, has proved disappointing to Christians.
Nepal Earthquake Collapses Churches during Weekly Worship ServicesSubscriber Access Only
(UPDATED) Scores of deaths will likely revive burial debate. Disaster delays religious freedoms of new constitution.
(UPDATED) Scores of deaths will likely revive burial debate. Disaster delays religious freedoms of new constitution.
Giving Once to Nepal Relief Is Great. Twice Is Better.Subscriber Access Only
Nepal’s recovery will likely take years. Christians should stay the course—generously.
Giving Once to Nepal Relief Is Great. Twice Is Better. Nepal's recovery will likely take years. Christians should stay the course—generously. Jamie Aten| May 7, 2015.
Moses at the MoviesSubscriber Access Only
When we trace more than a century of movies about the Exodus, what do we learn?
Later, when the Hebrews worship the golden calf, God punishes them with lightning and earthquakes, and not by sending the Levites to kill them at random.
'Don't Give Up on Japan'Subscriber Access Only
Post-disaster, Tokyo pastor Jonathan Wilson urges ‘outward-looking’ missions in reaching Japanese for Christ.
earth. On average each year, there are 3 million earthquakes, 85 hurricanes, and 60 volcano eruptions worldwide, and in the US, 1,000 tornadoes occur.
Creation and Evolution: What Must Christians Believe?
What do we make of the apparent cruelty of nature? The mothers who eat their young? The earthquakes and tsunamis and hurricanes that wreak destruction?
World's First Cardboard Cathedral Created after New Zealand EarthquakeSubscriber Access Only
Meanwhile, church continues court fight to demolish its iconic old one.
Meanwhile, church continues court fight to demolish its iconic old one.
Could God Have Created a World Without Suffering?Subscriber Access Only
Dinesh D'Souza's latest volume of apologetics updates a natural law argument.
laws. But the by-product of creating this world is a set of physical conditions that produce suffering through disease, earthquakes, and other ills. Even
P.O.D. Rocking AgainSubscriber Access Only
Frontman Sonny Sandoval on the band's hiatus, the new album, and a certain strategically placed f-bomb.
"Murdered Love," the title track, is about the moment our Savior died—Jesus on the cross and what that moment must have felt like with the earthquakes and the sky going black.
Ryan Gosling, Romance Novels, and the Dangers of FantasizingSubscriber Access Only
The problem isn't that we long for something better. It's that we long for too small of things.
one of those wishes came true, and Gosling suddenly stood beside us, actually saying what we wish he might, would it put doctors out of business, stop all earthquakes and volcanoes
After Japan Earthquake, Groups Question Nuclear PowerSubscriber Access Only
Also, several Christian relief agencies are on the ground.
Also, several Christian relief agencies are on the ground.
Polling Evangelicals: God Causes Disasters, U.S. Should Help VictimsSubscriber Access Only
BreakPoint's Chuck Colson said earthquakes are part of the natural order. Christians should not blame anyone but should instead focus on helping.
Jonathan Falwell’s Caribbean Vacation Turned into Hurricane Ministry
Q+A: Jonathan Falwell’s Caribbean Vacation Turned into Hurricane Relief Ministry
After Irma disrupted his 25th wedding anniversary, Baptist pastor shares how he got Samaritan’s Purse to come to the rescue of St. Martin and why he went right back.
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