Adversity: Gods Training Ground for His Children This eye-opening discussion on the role of suffering in the Christian life reveals Gods sometimes surprising tools for maturing and training His church. Paul Billheimer, a well-loved writer and pastor, brings the promise of an amazing depth of spiritual growth for those who endure and trust God during lifes difficulties. Struggling Through a Difficult Time? Knowing that God has planned for you to benefit from your sorrow, you can learn to respond in a brand-new wayseeing it not as a punishment or interruption, but as an opportunity to grow into your unique role as Christs eternal bride. Billheimer encourages you not to waste your sorrows, but embrace them with an attitude that will ensure they produce Gods best in you. It will bring a brand-new joy and purpose to every circumstance that comes your way.
Paul E. Billheimer attended Houghton College and Taylor University, and graduated from Marion College in 1923. He and his wife were married sixty-three years and raised three children. They began a tent ministry in Anderson, Indiana, in 1936 that grew to include a Bible Institute, a Christian High School, a Christian Day School, and, in 1957, a Christian television station.
Tackles the question of pain and suffering with the answer that believers are in training for eternal rulership with Christ.