Why Believe? Why does a good God allow suffering and evil? (John 9)

MOTIVATE Message have sought to address big questions people have about God and why they do not believe in Christianity. How we know God exists? (Jn 1) / Which religion is true? (Jn 3) / Why Christianity feels restrictive? (Jn 8) Today we reflect on why God allows suffering/evil? If God could, He would. If…

Signs and Wonders (John 9)

MOTIVATE Helen Adams Keller[1] was born on June 27, 1880 in Alabama. Before she was two years old she was stricken with an illness called by her doctor as “brain fever,” which some experts today speculate may have been either scarlet fever or meningitis. The illness left her blind and deaf. Her parents were distraught…

Jesus Encounter: Blind Man (John 9)

MOTIVATE –          Great Question: Why do bad things happen to good people? Cancer effects 11 million people; Disabilities effects 49 million people; Death effects 100% We live in a fallen world, tainted by sin and the effects of human choice. Suffering, sickness, disease, disability and death are a reality not because God is out to…