The Reason For Pain is a set of apologetic Youtube videos aimed at responding to the problem of how a loving, powerful God (with a plan for your life) could allow terrible unnecessary pain. For example, if we consider childhood cancer
Or even the pain of social ostracisation from cleft lip
Does this seem “loving” to you?
So, here is their first video framing the problem the way they want it addressed:
Next time, we’ll look at the first main video in the series and consider the arguments.
The classic text in this field is Prof Bart Ehrman’s “God’s Problem,” the topic that made Bart leave the Christian faith