Suffering

Paul’s ministry resume and yours, part 2

And like Paul, you may fervently and repeatedly pray for removal from your circumstances, but God will not change them due to a larger—and infinitely more glorious plan—that you do not see.

Paul’s ministry resume and yours, part 1

God’s servants will suffer, but he will not let them go. He is demonstrating his awesome power through their astonishing powerlessness.

Where was God on September 11, 2001?

God was on the throne of the universe, controlling all things by His meticulous providence during the Holocaust, 9/11 and every other event in human history.

What Christians can learn about ethics from COVID-19

Do we sacrifice the economy to save human lives or do we sacrifice human lives to save the economy?

Episode 23: Nancy Guthrie on grief, biblical theology, and women in the church.

Dr. York sits down with Nancy Guthrie (author, theologian, Bible teacher) to discuss grief, biblical theology, and women in the church.

How to talk to your people about natural disasters

Jesus took the opportunity to use a human atrocity and a natural disaster to preach both the danger of life in a fallen world and also the need to repent.

10 ways to respond to opposition

Don’t respond to opposition with that toxic blend of fear and anger. Respond with grace and truth.

Don’t miss God’s grace in heavy providences

When people look at us, do they see a people gloriously uneasy in this world because we’re longing for another?

5 reasons pastors get depressed (and why they don’t talk about it)

5 reasons why depression is a pervasive issue among pastors.

4 keys to actually start praying for persecuted Christians

The persecuted church needs our prayer. Here’s how you can help.

5 things your kids need to know about death

Our kids need to be prepared—in age-appropriate ways—for life in a world captive to sin and death.

Spurgeon’s advice for suffering Christians

When experiencing trials, Charles Spurgeon made a point to cling to God’s promises.