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Natural Disasters, War in Ukraine, and Worldliness in the Church

How can we answer questions about suffering? What is a right response to the ongoing war in Ukraine? How do we avoid worldliness creeping into our churches?


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In this episode, Phil Topham (Executive Director), Adrian Reynolds (Head of National Ministries), and John Stevens (National Director) discuss some of the big stories in the news this week.

00:00 - Introduction
- Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria
- Answering questions about God allowing suffering
- Luke 13 and human suffering
- The ongoing war in Ukraine
- The General Synod vote on same sex blessings
20:28 - How do we protect against worldliness creeping into the church?
- God and pronouns

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