How Do We Respond to Purposeful-Suffering as Christians?

I do not believe that the hardships we face in this world are random. Instead, I believe in (and assume in this post) a meticulously sovereign God. Everything in this universe falls under the guidance and control of divine providence. No roll of dice is outside of God’s design (Prov 16:33); no sparrow falls to…

Don’t Be A Grumbler, Be A Groaner

By Dave Zuleger, Lead Pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church (south campus) Grumbling is Natural Grumbling happens naturally for most of us. The circumstances of our lives collide with our expectations, hopes, and dreams and in our hearts, we begin our fist-shaking. I’m often tempted to excuse my grumbling heart by saying things like, “It’s just…