Dr. Harold Senkbeil—Adjunct Professor at Concordia Theological Seminary and Executive Director with DOXOLOGY: The Lutheran Center for Spiritual Care and Counsel—joins Derek and Alastair to discuss his latest book, Christ and Calamity: Grace and Gratitude in the Darkest Valley. Listen in to hear them discuss why mere ideas are not sufficient to help those who are suffering, why calamity is its own category of suffering, how to endure tragedy without immediately trying to fix it, the suffering uniquely caused by the Coronavirus pandemic, and more.
Excerpt of ‘Christ and Calamity’: “When You Bear Your Cross, Christ is Your King,” by Harold Senkbeil
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