This couple, who suffered at the hands of fellow church members in Ethiopia, offer a model of steadfast trust and devotion amidst extreme persecution.Read More
Rebekah Howe tells how a mysterious disease has given her a ministry, gratitude, hope, and an eternal perspective.Read More
Seminary professor Nate Hoff tells his story of suffering through mental health issues and multiple other family crises.Read More
As hard as the physical and emotional pains of cancer were, they’re nothing compared to what Eliza found in Christ.Read More
“Having hope in the midst of suffering changes everything in your heart and your perception.”Read More
“Shaped by Suffering” coauthor Jenny Abel tells her story of infertility, and how it shaped an eternal view of God’s plan for her life and family.Read More
Coauthor Jenny Abel interviews Ken Boa about their book Shaped by Suffering: How Temporary Hardships Prepare Us for Our Eternal Homes, released from InterVarsity Press February 4, 2020.
Jenny Abel (JA): If you had to distill the thesis of Shaped by Suffering down to one sentence, what would it be?
Ken Boa (KB): The essence of this book is that, in the crucible of suffering,Read More
Ken Boa introduces his new book, “Shaped by Suffering,” in this 2-minute video.Read More
We all experience hardship and loss of some kind, but through it all God is faithful to fulfill His promises.Read More
Below are some Scriptures, plus links to other resources, that provide perspective and encouragement at times of loss. These verses are good texts for reading at funerals or at other times in the face of loss of various kinds.
Watch a video of Ken teaching on the subject of hope amidst loss.
If a man dies, will he live again?Read More