Tag Archives: Problem of Evil

The Problem With Answering the Problem of Evil

The problem of evil is perhaps the most common objection non-believers have to the existence of God. If God is allegedly all-powerful and all-loving, why does he allow the horrific evil we witness in history or in our daily lives? Is He too weak to stop evil, or simply unwilling? …

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Is the Problem of Evil Really a Problem for Christianity?

I’m honored to train the adults and students at Green Bay Community Church, investigating the reliability of the New Testament Gospels and the nature of truth. Troy Murphy has done a wonderful job assembling a powerful staff at the city’s largest church. GBCC’s youth pastor, Evan Gratz, opened up his youth …

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6 Things You Can Tell Your Kids When Trying to Explain Pain and Suffering in Our World

Devastating storms, killer earthquakes, record-setting fires and horrific acts of evil dominate recent news headlines. Why would an all-loving, all-powerful God allow these things to happen? Is God just unable to stop this kind of evil? If so, why call Him all-powerful? Is God unwilling to stop this kind of …

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Does the Existence of Moral Evil Disprove the Existence of God? (Podcast)

In this blast from the past, J. Warner Wallace examines another aspect of the classic “Problem of Evil”. Why would an all-loving and all-powerful God allow people to commit horrific crimes? Doesn’t He have the power to stop these kinds of crimes? Doesn’t He care enough about us, as potential …

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Does the Existence of Pain and Suffering Disprove the Existence of God? (Podcast)

In this blast from the past, J. Warner Wallace examines one aspect of the classic “Problem of Evil”. Why would an all-loving and all-powerful God allow anyone to suffer? Doesn’t He have the power to stop it? Doesn’t He care enough about us to stop it? Does pain and suffering …

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How Can God Allow Horrific Evil Like School Shootings?

Unsurprisingly, our national conversation about gun violence intensifies following any well-publicized shooting or murder, especially if it occurs in a school or public setting. The recent massacre in Parkland, Florida, for example, leaves many of us searching for answers. As a Christian who happens to be a homicide detective, I’ve …

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How to Engage Culture Like a First Responder (Podcast)

J. Warner Wallace hosts the Stand to Reason Podcast and talks about engaging the culture as “first responders,” then answers a question about 1 Corinthians 14:34 and discusses the new moral consensus and how evil points to the existence of God. Be sure to download and subscribe to Stand to …

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