The world is filled with disappointments, challenges, joys, and tremendous sorrows. It is also filled with the worries of COVID-19. But in the middle of this Jesus speaks a fresh word for us. He speaks a word of hope. He speaks a word of grace. What fresh word do you need to hear?
In the middle of a crisis how do we find peace in the midst of difficulty? How do we come out on the other side of tragedy with more faith? The book of Job in the Bible helps us struggle with this. Job’s friends make serious mistakes as they try to console Job. How can we do better?
When you have experienced a devastating loss have you ever had someone approach you and say, “Everything happens for a reason”? Did you find that hard to accept? It’s not surprising. On the surface it seems to make sense but when you think about it there are some big problems with the statement. In this […]
Sermon preached at Gold Canyon United Methodist Church in Gold Canyon, Arizona on April 12, 2015 by Rev. Fred Steinberg