If God exists, and is good, and is able to prevent suffering, then why does hurt persist? Put simply, If God is good, why do bad things happen? Continue reading “Stop Asking “If God is Good, why do bad things happen?” (Start Resisting)”
Tag: James Cone
According to American black theologian James Cone, Jesus is black. Note that Cone is not simply making the obvious point that Jesus, the man who lived and died in 1st Century Palestine, was not Caucasian. Cone is talking about who Jesus is.
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Last night, a bunch of torch-wielding white supremacists marched in Charlottesville. Evidently, today they are doing more of the same. How should Christians respond? Continue reading “Charlottesville, KKK, Christianity, and Cone”
I recently started helping out with the youth group at my church, a progressive Methodist congregation in Charlotte. Last Sunday, I finished leading a three-part Sunday School series on the “problem of evil.” The series began because the youth, after brainstorming a list of their doubts and questions, voted to talk about this question (“if God is good, why do bad things happen?”) first. Continue reading “If God is good, why do bad things happen? (5 potential answers)”