Philip Yancey’s Where Is God When It Hurts? is one of the most encouraging books that I have ever read, especially the chapter 2 on pain as God’s gift. Then he has such chapters as “What Is God Trying to Tell us?”, “Why Are We Here?”, and several chapters regarding how people respond to suffering. I do not recommend Yancey for every book he’s written, but this one is a gem.
The Very Rev Dr Curtis I. Crenshaw, Th.D.