- A child catches a rare brain virus and is affected for life.
- A father dies in a plane crash.
- A dictator murders millions.
Why doesn’t God do anything about the things like this? Why does He allow them to happen? In fact, can we still believe in God in the face of all the suffering and pain in the world? In the first of a new series of books, John Dickson looks honestly at these questions, and provides some compelling answers. He looks briefly at the alternative explanation for suffering provided by Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam and Atheism, before turning to what the Bible itself says about God, justice and suffering.
John Dickson’s previous books about Christianity have been best-sellers throughout Australia and the UK. The warmth and humour of his writing, and the straight forward clarity of his ideas, have endeared him to thousands of readers. As well as being an author, John has a busy life speaking about the Christian message in churches, schools and universities all over his native Sydney and beyond. And just for fun in his spare time, he is doing a PhD in ancient history. According to him, however, his finest achievements are marrying Elizabeth and raising Joshua and Sophie.