Posts tagged god
Why Does God Allow Suffering?

If God is so good, why is there so much suffering in the world? This is an age-old question that causes a stumbling block for many people coming to faith in Christ. If God is truly capable, why doesn’t He merely speak the word and do away with it once and for all?

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He Who Requires Blood

I’m guessing that of all the names you can think of referring to God, ‘He Who requires Blood’ would not be on your list but, throughout scripture, we read that blood was required by God for the forgiveness of sin.

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Why God Loves Entrepreneurs

I know, I know, this may strike some as a little odd, but I have never been more convinced of this truth than now. I love their passion, their purpose, and their focus in working to impact the community and embrace the redemptive power of capitalism.

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Can You Imagine...Again?

Why did God give each of us the potential to picture things, places or scenarios in our minds? Imaginations aren’t just for the future or eternity, but God wants us to imagine in our prayers for the present.

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God's Calling to Love

Love is such a huge part of our lives and affects everything we do. But it can be complex at times. It fills our hearts with joy, kindness, compassion, and hope but can also make our hearts feel broken, heavy and sorrowful. Love is complex, so how do we answer God’s call to love?

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The Work of Thy Fingers

As a youth, King David the giant-slayer was a shepherd. He sat often at night, playing his harp, listening to the lowing of the sheep, and gazing at the majesty of the heavens. What did he think as he looked at the night sky?

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Ask a Pastor Ep. 42 - Constitution and the Bible, Does God Love Satan?

This episode our Senior Pastor, Dr. Kurt Bjorklund, talks with Geneva College professor, Dr. Terry Thomas about the constitution and the Bible and if God loves Satan.

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True Joy in Worshiping God

Joy. One of the fruits of the spirit is joy. We are told to rejoice in the Lord, and, as if we didn’t get it the first time, Paul says, “I say it again rejoice.” But let me ask you, when was the last time you felt real joy?

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Wellness for God's Glory

True confession: sometimes when I leave my spin class, I feel like a hero. I like to imagine myself as Wonder Woman, strong and resilient. It is amazing what spin has taught me about the Christian life.

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