We believe in a benevolent God, who created the world and every person on it. This God loved the world enough to send his only Son to die for its sake. When natural disasters happen, killing, or causing suffering to countless numbers of these individuals God claims to love, the character and/or existence of God is naturally brought into question.
When faced with natural disasters, enquiring friends and the question of the goodness of God, how – as Christians – can we respond?
Theological greats over centuries have sat with this question and there is yet to be one satisfying answer.
So, instead of telling you what to do, here are some tips on what to avoid when confronted with the reality of human suffering from natural disaster. For complete article, here