21 Questions Part 17

Why Does a Good God Allow Suffering? (Part 1)

March 31, 2019 • Tom Hendrikse • 2 Cor. 11:23-29; 4:7-12; 1:3-4

If God is supposed to be good, why am I suffering? Starting this week and continuing over the next two weeks, 21 Questions addresses the hard question of suffering. Pastor Tom Hendrikse leads off with a powerful message: suffering is not always bad.

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21 Questions Part 20

Why Is Jesus Unlike Other Religious Leaders? • April 21, 2019 • Tom Hendrikse

The 21 Questions series reaches its conclusion with this Resurrection Sunday message answering the question "Why is Jesus Unlike Other Religious Leaders?" Pastor Tom Hendrikse explains that Jesus defeated death and made it possible for us to do the same.

21 Questions Part 19

Why Does a Good God Allow Suffering? (Part 3) • April 14, 2019 • Sam Kastensmidt

Last week, Pastor Sam Kastensmidt considered Job, who suffered because of extreme loss. Now he looks at Solomon, who suffers because of extreme gain and finding it meaningless. The rise in depression, anxiety, and suicides show how real this suffering is.

21 Questions Part 18

Why Does a Good God Allow Suffering? (Part 2) • April 7, 2019 • Sam Kastensmidt

We continue with week two of three on the subject of suffering. How Can a Good God Allow Suffering? Our pastor of Spiritual Formation, Sam Kastensmidt, opens the Book of Job and gives us a fresh perspective on one of the Bible's most unusual stories.