Where is God when terrorists attack or when massive tsunamis sweep away thousands of people? When disasters happen, we sometimes wonder if God really cares. Where does evil come from and how do we overcome its powerful drag on our lives? Though we'll never have all the answers, Douglas Connelly's inductive study will help you trust God and his sovereign power even in the darkest days of pain and suffering. 8 studies for individuals or groups with notes for leaders.Each study takes forty-five to sixty minutes in a group setting and includes an icebreaker and questions for further study. 64 pages, softecover from InterVarsity.
Though we are often hurt, shocked and angered by the evil in our world, it doesn't catch God off-guard. He cares about our suffering, he's with us in the midst of our tragedies and sin, and he can even bring good out of the worst circumstances. God doesn't give us all the answers about why we suffer, but these eight studies by Douglas Connelly will help us trust him and his power more even in the midst of our pain.
Douglas Connelly (MDiv and MTh, Grace Theological Seminary) is senior pastor at Davison Missionary Church near Flint, Michigan, after serving twelve years as senior pastor at Parkside Community Church in Sterling Heights, Michigan. A writer and speaker, he has written seventeen LifeGuide Bible Studies as well as several books, including and He and his wife Karen have three adult children and six grandchildren.