Tag Archives: Problem of Evil

If God Is All-Knowing and All-Powerful, How Can We Have Free Agency? (Video)

Cold case detective, J. Warner Wallace, answers questions following a presentation at Ohio State University. A student asks, “If God is all-powerful and all-knowing, couldn’t he prevent evil? Doesn’t his power and knowledge mean that He is complicit or even responsible for evil?” Be sure to check out Eric Chabot’s …

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Why Would a Good God Allow Evil? (Podcast)

In this podcast, recorded during a church presentation, J. Warner Wallace provides an investigative template from God’s Crime Scene: A Cold-Case Detective Examines the Evidence for a Divinely Created Universe to investigate evidence in the universe. Does evil and injustice in our world eliminate God as an explanation for other …

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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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