Why Do the Righteous Suffer?

This is Week Five in our series on suffering. Join Pastor Mark Vroegop as we continue to learn from the life of Job. Today we’ll see that the ultimate aim of God is to pull Job back to a place of worship so He can demonstrate once again Job’s faithfulness,...
What to Do in a Cave

What to Do in a Cave

Have you ever been there? Enemies seem to be closing in. It looks like there is no way of escape. Things have happened that have trapped you, and it appears there is absolutely nothing you can do. Young David was being chased by King Saul. As you know, Saul and his...

The Confusions of God

This is Week Four in our series on suffering. Neither Job nor his three friends were right in their opinions about why Job was suffering. But Elihu presented another possible category for our suffering, including the fact that it identifies underlying pride. As Pastor...

Beware of Shallow Answers

We’re in a series about how we as believers can and should respond to suffering. The most important thing you can do when a friend is suffering is to show up, be there, and be silent. Don’t try to make sense of it all! People in grief can’t sort it...
Doing What You Can

Doing What You Can

One of the most beautiful moments of worship in Jesus’ short, earthly life occurred in the little town of Bethany. It challenges us to seize the moment to worship Him in utter abandonment, the best we can—to be reckless in our affection. Such worship is always noticed...