Tag Archives: suffering

What God promises: Comfort to the Suffering

We’re continuing our series on the creeping prosperity gospel. This week, we’re exploring “what God promises,” and today, John Ray has agreed to share. I’ve watched John and his family wrestle with suffering through the loss of his daughter Olivia. … 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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Be Transfigured

This is a sort of continuation of the Double Edged Sword posts.  Follow the links to Part I and Part II. Yesterday, by, through, and in unity with the power of modern technology, I listened to an eclectic mix of sermon podcasts. … Continue reading

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The Unintended Double-Edged Sword

Proclaiming God’s favor can be a double-edged sword. I’ve heard the creeping theology of prosperity in the averted tragedies of others. They spill wonder-filled, mystical stories, recounting God’s graciousness in piecing together the impossible jig-saw puzzles of life. It’s a … Continue reading

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