Category Archive: Pain & Suffering

Bedside Evangelism: Yes or No?


Sharing the gospel with those about to wade through the river of death can seem daunting and at times inappropriate and unkind. The Clinical Pastoral Education movement ardently discourages ministers from discussing the… Continue reading

Do You Know How to Suffer Well?


The Christian life is a life a suffering. One Russian pastor who suffered much under the old Soviet Regime remarked to Nik Ripken, the author of The Insanity of God: Persecution is like… Continue reading

Did Prayer Fail?


Why pray? Why go to church? Why worship God? These questions have been dramatically tossed out before our culture. When Devin Kelly slaughtered twenty-seven people ranging in age from an unborn baby of… Continue reading