Our continent has taken quite a pummelling this summer. Fires, floods, hurricanes, and earthquakes have left many communities devastated, thousands of people homeless and millions wondering where they can even start to put life back together again.
One woman who survived Irma in her mobile home in south Florida said it was because God protected her. That may be a comforting thought for her but if God saved her, was God causing or allowing the destruction of all the homes around her?
How do we understand God in the face of nature’s destructive forces?