"Where was God when ____? How could God allow ____? Why?" These are the questions that flood our hearts and minds when the unimaginable happens. When things go horribly wrong and the world seems to be unraveling, how do...
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"Where was God when ____? How could God allow ____? Why?"
These are the questions that flood our hearts and minds when the unimaginable happens. When things go horribly wrong and the world seems to be unraveling, how do you believe in God's goodness? How do you cling to hope?
Chad Veach directs readers away from clichéd Sunday school answers that fail to offer real comfort or provide faith-building insights. Instead, he draws from God's promises in the Bible and from the story of his own daughter's diagnosis of a devastating and debilitating disease to reveal simple, purposeful steps for dealing with pain. Resting in God's love, remembering his past faithfulness, and realizing the distinction between having faith and clinging to hope are just some of these steps.
Veach reminds us that because we know who God is, we know there is hope.
Since 2014, Chad Veach has been the pastor of Zoe Church in Los Angeles, California. Prior to this, he was on staff at Judah Smith's The City Church in Seattle, Washington. Chad has been described as a 'hipster pastor', and is in demand as a speaker at churches and conferences across the US. He has a particular expertise in youth ministry, and has much insight into how Christians 'do church' in different contexts. Chad and his wife, Julia, have three beautiful children, Georgia, Winston, and Maverick. Georgia is diagnosed with lissencephaly, which has been a major motivation in the writing of Chad's book Unreasonable Hope.