I recently had a challenging class where students asked difficult questions about God and evil. I did my best to answer their questions, but I wasn’t quite prepared for that complex topic. After struggling with the issues for a couple of days I posted the two youtube videos below.
Have you ever gotten into a debate that made your head spin? In Christian thought there’s one topic that has caused a lot of dizziness: God’s sovereignty vs. human free will. God’s sovereignty means that God has authority over all that he has made and he can do whatever he wants with what he has […]
A teenage girl once shared her thoughts with me on God’s sovereignty. To paraphrase her argument, “What’s the point of serving God? He already knows whether I’m going to end up in heaven or hell. Since he planned everything out, my actions and choices don’t really matter.” It’s hard to argue with a person who […]
Thinking of a good God sitting on his throne and ruling over a good world poses no difficulties. But we live in a world where rape, murder, and terrorism takes place. So what exactly is the good God’s position on the evil that exists in the world that he created? Where is God in relation […]