Sermon Series
  • 1. Is God Unfair?

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2007
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    How do you respond to the unfairness of life? This message looks at seven possible responses. Part 1 of a series inspired by Philip Yancey’s book "Disappointment with God."

    Innocent children are dying of starvation in Third World countries. Four Canadian soldiers died when a bomb was dropped on them from the sky during a training exercise. Missionary Martin Burnham was held captive by terrorists for 376 days until he was killed in a rescue attempt. Two weeks ago, ...read more

  • 2. Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People?

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2007
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    Bad things can happen for a variety of reasons. This message examines those reasons and how we can respond. Part 2 of a series inspired by Philip Yancey’s book "Disappointment with God."

    I found these letters to God on a website this week. They are supposedly real letters written by real kids to God: Dear God, I didn’t think orange went with purple until I saw the sunset you made on Tuesday. That was cool! Signed, Eugene Dear God, Thank you for my baby brother, but ...read more

  • 3. Doubting God

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2007
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    This message looks at five things that cause people to become disillusioned with God. Part 3 of a series inspired by Philip Yancey’s book "Disappointment with God."

    Is God real? Does He care? Is He even there? Is He there for me? All questions sincere people ask all the time. Why? Because they’ve experienced heartache. They’ve been disappointed. They’ve been disillusioned. What do I mean when I say disillusioned? I’m talking about you having certain ...read more

  • 4. When Prayer Goes Unanswered

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2007
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    Why doesn’t God answer all our prayers? And when he doesn’t, what should our response be? Part 4 of a series inspired by Philip Yancey’s book "Disappointment with God."

    Back when I was a student at Bethany Bible College in Sussex, NB, I lived in one of the dormitories. They’ve since renovated the dorm, but when I was there we had two pay phones in the dorm… one on the second floor, and one on the third. The one on the third floor worked fine, but the one on the ...read more

  • 5. If God's So Good, Why Does Evil Exist?

    Contributed on Feb 19, 2007
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    How do you reconcile the existence of evil with the existence of a good, all-powerful God? Part 5 of a series inspired by Philip Yancey’s book "Disappointment with God."

    If God’s so good, why does evil exist? Good question, and a question that theologians, philosophers, and even sceptics have dealt with for centuries. Several possible answers have been proposed, but each one seems to spark more questions. And we’re not going to be able to exhaustively answer that ...read more