Category Archives: Tragedy

Would you deny Christ to save your life?

Commenting on the response made by US Republican Candidate, Dr Ben Carson to another awful American shooting the author says in this post , “I realize I am a little late to the party on this but…Dr. Ben Carson recently lit up social media … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Suffering, Tragedy

Scheer Memorial Hospital Helps In Nepal Tragedy

It’s good to read of Adventist Hospitals in the news. Nepal’s Scheer Adventist Hospital was another that was new to me until the earthquake; then I read that it is partnering ADRA, which we have all been raising funds for in … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Christian Mission, Faith & Works, Health, Suffering, Tragedy

ADRA & Humanitarian Aid In Nepal Tragedy  

Several Seventh-day Adventists from around the West Midlands were either travelling or directly involved in humanitarian work in Nepal when the earthquake struck. With the second earthquake more than 8,000 are feared dead and around 20,000 injured. Professional photographer James Watson, … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Suffering, Tragedy

“Precious Lord, Take My Hand” Thomas Dorsey

Thinking about the previous post set me wondering about others who might have contributed richly to hymn writing through their own suffering or adversity, or through some traumatic unwelcome circumstance with which others can identify in some way in their own … Continue reading

Posted in Biographies, Gospel, Suffering, The New Birth, Tragedy

Masanga Hospital In Fight Against Ebola Virus

The Ebola Virus crisis is not yet under control. There are varying reports on casualties but Wikipedia reports over 10,000 deaths in West Africa, but the Ebola tragedy is much bigger than those numbers as the previous post suggests; the stigma associated … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Mission, Health, Suffering, Tragedy

ADRA Helps In The Ebola Virus Crisis 

Volunteer nurse, Pauline Cafferkey’s condition and experience had been life-threatening on her return from Sierra Leone at the end of December. Although now recovered she was struck by the dreaded ebola virus she had volunteered with others to combat . … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Mission, Health, Tragedy

No More Death!

This Week, Monday 4 August 2014, was the commemoration of 37 million casualties! – the total number of military and civilian casualties in World War I. There were over 16 million deaths and 20 million wounded, ranking it among the deadliest conflicts in human history according to … Continue reading

Posted in Christ's Sacrifice, Christian Mission, Evil, Gospel, Injustice, Second Advent, Suffering, Tragedy

My Wife’s Uncle Tom

Leaving the M4 near Newport when on our occasional trips to Brecon and beyond, we have, if the weather allows, dropped down into Talybont and made our way along to the village of Llanfrynach, The Church of St Brynach with its … Continue reading

Posted in Biographies, Gospel, Salvation, Second Advent, Suffering, The Other Side Of Death, The Resurrection, Tragedy

USA Mourns Massacre Of 20 Children Ages 5 and 6

It’s the news story that has replaced all other news stories around the world; an unstable 20-year-old armed with guns, one an assault semi-automatic rifle, deliberately kills his mother and then goes into the school where she worked and killed 20 … Continue reading

Posted in Evil, Nature of Man, Suffering, The Gospel, Tragedy

Aurora: Why Does God Allow Evil And Suffering?

All right-minded people would share Jessica Redfield’s sentiments over her experience at the Toronto killing when she said, “That’s when it really hit me. I felt nauseas. Who would go into a mall full of thousands of innocent people and open … Continue reading

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