Category Archives: A Good God

The Overcoming Kingdom

When life upends you, it’s tricky to balance human suffering and the goodness of God. It’s tempting to default to cliché tautologies–God is good because he is God–but these kinds of pat answers seem unsatisfying in the moment, and the … Continue reading

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The Best Blessed Season

He brought me out into a broad place; he rescued me, because he delighted in me. ~Psalm 18:19 The season lights us up, for unto us a child is born and we believe that he will undo all the broken, … Continue reading

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The Goodness of God (A Song)

I was called a man of faith not too long ago, and it seemed ironic to me in the moment. Lately, faith is hard. When I was a child, I recited my mass responses in a sing-song manner–“I believe that … Continue reading

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God’s Goodness in Question (What do you believe?)

But for me it is good to be near God; I have made the Lord GOD my refuge, that I may tell of all your works. ~Psalm 73:28 There are rumblings among some of my friends. Now in they’re thirties … Continue reading

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