A Gallup poll quizzed church-goers on what sermon topics they found most useful. Dealing with adversity and coping with grief were at the top of the list. No wonder.
I recently spoke with a member who, in the space of a few months, lost both his parents. His partner fell down a flight of stairs. His job was terminated. This morning’s talk draws on the ancient book of Job for a bit of insight on how to survive and thrive when bad things happen.