Coleta United Methodist Church

Archive of: Most Frequently Asked Questions Series

Why Do My Prayers Go Unanswered?

My friend Jane told a story about her 5 year old son Jimmy. Jimmy stood in an empty box near the Christmas tree on Christmas morning and screamed, “No-!” and he cried. Jane asked Jimmy, “What? What’s wrong?”

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When Bad Things Happen to Good People

After my mom passed away, for quite a while I couldn’t pray. Thanks to her I could survive all the turmoil that was caused by my father’s bankruptcy. I leaned on her love and presence a lot to live through my life. Her absence was a big loss.

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What is God’s Will?

Pleasure and meaning are the important factors to our life. Having meaning without pleasure is vapid, and having pleasure without meaning remains nothing. When we can find pleasure and meaning together, that gives us pleasurable meaning.

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