http://traffic.libsyn.com/themiddlekingdom/On_Grief_and_Loss.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOn today’s show Jenni and TJ take some time to discuss grief and loss. Over the next several months, after the masks are taken off and life returns to “normal,” each person who has been affected by the virus will come to grips with what they have lost. Lost friends who decided not to return. Lost opportunities. Lost jobs. Loss of finances or property
http://traffic.libsyn.com/themiddlekingdom/Suffering_005.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSuffering is something that no one is immune to. As much as we would like to avoid it, and try as we might, it comes to us all. But why? Is it because of my sin? Is it because of bad karma? Is it because I lack faith? And does suffering prove the nonexistence of God? After all, if God is all good then
Text: Romans 8:16-39 LISTEN In 1755 on November 1st, All saints day, in Lisbon, Portugal Christians were gathered together in worship when an earthquake struck the city. 85% of the buildings were destroyed. Of course, the churches were the tallest buildings in the city so naturally the greatest loss of life happened there. It’s known as one of the deadliest earthquakes ever recorded. But the day of terror wasn’t over.