Where is God When Bad Things Happen: Finding Solace in Times of Trouble

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A globe-trotting evangelist delves into the perennial problem of the existence of evil in a world created by God, comforting readers in times of trouble by leading them to the infinite resources offered by God to those who seek them. Tour.

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Suffering. Its stubborn inevitability prompts our deepest doubts about life as well as a profound search for meaning. Why do we suffer? Why must we lose the ones we love? Why must each of us face sickness and death? If God exists, where is God when these things happen?

International evangelist Luis Palau has seen desperate suffering in the lives of millions of people all over the world and has experienced it in his own life. In Where Is God When Bad Things Happen?, Palau helps those in pain come to grips with the crushing adversities of life by directing them to the limitless resources found in God. Without sidestepping the most difficult questions or slipping into the pat answers of a merely intellectual faith, Palau provides encouragement and hope to those who sorely need both.

Although helpful to readers already committed in their faith, this book is especially intended for those who are still searching and who wonder where God could be in times of trouble. Instead of an academic treatise on "the problem of evil," Where Is God When Bad Things Happen? is an empathetic exploration of divine action in the midst of terrible pain.

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"Intensely compassionate and personal...highly recommended."
-- CBA Marketplace

"The strength of Palau's message...can be seen in the stadiums he fills."
-- Time

"My friend Luis Palau is one of the great evangelists of our age, with a gift for reaching people around the world."
-- Charles Colson

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