What's your pain? When we expect our faith to solve all our pains, we might be fighting God. Christians can easily wonder: Just who are we dealing with? Our God heals so that we can be like Jesus. But just like our own medical treatments, a hurt is sometimes part of His healing also. Do you have desires that you thought beyond reach until your pains are gone? Paul Renfroe shows how those desires can be fulfilled right in the midst of them. Many Christians feel unspiritual because their pain remains despite much prayer. Some of us may feel like we are surrounded by a host of Job's poor comforters when we talk with brothers and sisters in Christ about our pain. This book can put you at ease that you are not crazy-the hurts that you are experiencing may be far more biblical than we realize. Paul takes that perspective in this book-a study in Scripture that is destined to rescue many Christians from feeling substandard. This book will equip you for the rest of your life. With the Scriptural perspective in The Pains of the Christian, you can finally decipher your troubles and make the most of them. You can be free of accusation, and you can walk in the fullness of glory and joy. And so can those around you. When Christians see their pains biblically, life becomes much easier. More than that-we can receive our pains as gifts from the loving heart of our God, advancing us into Christlikeness. After a career in student ministry with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Paul has been successful in financial and retirement income planning for two decades while Diane, his wife of 36 years, thrived as a professional educator and mother. Paul has completed all work toward his D.Min. from Christian International School of Theology. After leading in six denominations, Paul & Diane Renfroe have insider perspective on the Christian's challenges and longings-with Scriptural solutions n
The Pains of the Christian by Paul Renfroe was published by Christian International Publishing in October 2015. The ISBN for The Pains of the Christian is 9781939828422.