Quick Challenge Answer: Why Didn’t God Create A World Without Suffering?

Why didn’t God create a world without suffering?  Perhaps one of the greatest challenges to God and Christianity is the problem of evil.  While we touched on this subject in other articles and podcasts, some people still find this argument against God powerful.   We tend to look at problems through human eyes.  And in doing so, we miss […]

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The Tent Making Christianity QCQ Podcast #389: Why Didn’t God Create A World Without Suffering?

In this episode of The Tent Making Christianity QCQ Podcast, the team answers the challenge “Why didn’t God make a world without suffering?”. Listen to our Weekly Quick Challenge Question Podcast on iTunes, Google Play Music or Stitcher.  New episodes are released every Thursday. Don’t see your podcast listening platform?  Email us and we will add them to our distribution list. […]

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Back to Basics: Why Does God Allow Suffering?

The problem of evil is one of the most common and basic objections to Christianity. Theologians have spent thousands of years addressing it. Let’s all step back, take a deep breath, and go back to basics on why does God allow suffering?

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Three Reasons God Might Allow Evil

We’ve been exploring the Problem of Evil over the last few posts. We’ve examined the problem of evil itself and described what evil actually is (a lack of good).  We have seen that there is no logical problem with both God and evil existing together. As much as these arguments might make sense, they probably […]

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Being Inhumane Is More Human Than We Think

Being Inhumane Is More Human Than We Think. I’ve been reading Clay Jones‘ new book on the problem of evil.  It’s been a good read so far.  But I have to say, it’s not been the most comfortable book to read. This really shouldn’t surprise me considering the nature of the topic.   I’ve read more than my […]

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My Suicide Story

This post will be a bit more personal and heavy than we usually get here at Tent Making Christianity, but I think it’s finally time to talk about this here. We just passed the 2nd anniversary of the death of my father, who committed suicide. This is my suicide story. Suicide is already a difficult […]

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The Logical And Probability Problems Of Evil

The Logical and probability problems of evil. In earlier posts I described the problem of evil and also explained what evil is.  Evil isn’t a thing per say, it’s the absence of good. There can be no evil without an ultimate source of good that sets the standard. In this post we will discuss what is known […]

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Is the Problem of Evil a Good Argument?

Does it make sense from a logical perspective, regardless of our own feelings and history? This is not necessarily how I would suggest talking about the subject in a regular conversation. Instead, my goal here is to help you to better understand this common objection and be able to dissect it a little bit deeper.

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