Big Question: If ‘God is love’, why are there so many natural disasters?

Recently, we’ve seen hurricanes annihilate towns, earthquakes devastate communities and floods kill thousands across the world. Even for hardcore believers, these heartbreaking circumstances raise questions about the goodness of God. Surely someone so ‘loving’ wouldn’t allow such awful things to happen? 

The Bible teaches that God created the world perfectly unbroken but humans decided to go their own way, which resulted in disaster. The Christian view...

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