“But don’t you think life is worth all the suffering we go through?” I was surprised by my own question, wondering myself if life was indeed worthy, compared to the […]
Is it ever right to kill a chicken? Or a dog, or a human being? If not, who says so? God, or our conscience, or plain reason, or utilitarian consequences? […]
In a lecture at Harvard University, 1993’s Nobel Prize in literature recipient Toni Morrison once explored the theme of good and evil in recent literature. Morrison narrated her interest in […]
The global news cycle as of late appears to have taken an unusually harsh psychic toll on people around the world. The events of Orlando and Dallas, Nice and Paris, […]
A horrific crime took place this past weekend: reportedly 33 men doped and raped a sixteen-years old girl in Brazil. It’s hard to imagine something more cruel and disgusting than […]
Among the toughest questions I have been asked as a pastor is some variation of the following: Why is God allowing this to happen to me? The life situations that prompt […]
Why did God allow this evil act? I don’t know. But if God suffers with us to forge a perfect paradise out of this mess, offering his life to save undeserving people, I guess it is ok not to know.