What Role Does God Play in Our Suffering?

Why do bad things happen to good people? People ask this question all the time.  While it is a good question, there is one key word that significantly flaws it.  The word “good” is a problem in relation to people.  No person is good (Rom. 3:10; Ps. 14:3; Lk. 18:19). The only person who was …


Major in the Minors: Joel

We had another great morning at North Side as we continued in the “Major in the Minors” series.

We got the privilege to commission a bunch of graduates this morning.  That’s always exciting seeing how committed these students are to Jesus!

We focused on the prophet Joel today.  As Jeff discussed this message with the staff this week, it couldn’t come at a more appropriate time.  In light of all the natural disasters happening across America this week, many people are asking the question “how could God let this happen?”

As Jeff pointed out, when natural disasters happen, 3 main positions arise: