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If God is good, why do bad things happen? (5 potential answers)

If God is good, why do bad things happen? (5 potential answers)

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)”