For thousands of years, believers have struggled to solve a seemingly unanswerable question: How can an all loving, all powerful God permit suffering? For attorney and former US Army officer Kevin Tewes, the question hit home while he was at a military hospital in Baghdad, watching physicians treat an Iraqi toddler riddled with shrapnel wounds.
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Returning from Iraq, Tewes spent years studying the works of thinkers who claimed to have insight into the reasons why God allows us to suffer, but found none that offered a convincing solution. Turning away from the hopelessly inadequate doctrines of the past, Tewes discovered the one remarkable objective that even an omnipotent God cannot accomplish without suffering.
Why God Allows Us to Suffer is a vital read for anyone struggling to reconcile the existence of a loving God with a world filled with atrocities. It not only answers Christianity’s most difficult question, it reveals a plan for mankind that is more remarkable than most believers have dared to imagine.