Archives for June 25, 2013

A Talk on God and Suffering (Given at “Theology Live” Event in Beeville, Texas)

God in Our Suffering Roger E. Olson             I’m no expert in suffering. I’ve neither suffered much myself nor observed much suffering close up. In fact, to be perfectly honest, suffering scares me. I’m a suffering sissy. I don’t like suffering. However, suffering is part of life in this world. There is no truer statement in the Bible than that “Man is born to trouble as the sparks fly upward” (Job 5:7). Evil and innocent suffering are major challenges to my profession—theology, the “science … [Read more...]