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God's Purpose in Your Pain // Kristen Wetherell

“But God knows, in his wisdom, the things that I don’t. And I have found that the tool of suffering has humbled me and has actually increased these things in my heart and in my life because I’m not rejoicing in the answer to prayer, I’m rejoicing in the Lord who doesn’t change.” — Kristen Wetherell

What is God's purpose for us in our pain and suffering? How do we walk through our trials in faithful prayer and even joy? In this episode, Kristen Wetherell answers these questions with vulnerable honesty. Kristen is a pastor's wife, busy mom of three, author, speaker, and she also suffers from chronic pain.  In our conversation today, she helps us see how knowing God in his Word is absolutely essential—it's the lens through which all of life makes sense, especially in our suffering.  


"Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer." — Romans 12:12


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Kristen Wetherell is a wife, mother, writer, and speaker. She is the author of several books, a member of the Orchard, and lives in Chicagoland with her husband and three children.

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