Brother Ron Barnes
Founder and Pastor

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Brother Ron answers your questions about religion, spirituality and ministry

Gatebuilder Ministry
A ministry to ministries. We want to help you become a more effective servant of our Father and your community.

Living Smart
Outreach Ministry

Equipping people to be positive,  productive members of the community.

Prayer Ministry
Prayers and prayer resources for Baha'i, Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Jews, Muslims, Native Americans, New Age, Pagans and other faiths.


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Religious Education
Resources to expand your knowledge and understanding of the world's major religions

Music Ministry
Ron's original gospel songs and links to Christian music web sites.

Resource Directory
Where to find help for medical problems, abuse, finances and other issues.

Career Planning
How to identify the right career, locate potential employers and get the job you want.



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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Why Did God Abandon Us?

 

Dear Brother Ron

 

If god created us, why did he abandon us?

 

Mindboggled

 

Dear Mindboggled

 

So who says He abandoned us? I talk to Him on a regular basis and He answers me. There are many reasons why people feel abandoned by God. Some think of God as a celestial Santa Claus. If I am good, I can make out a wish list and God will grant my wish. God works to fulfill His plan, not yours. So just because God did not bring you a new Cadillac, that doesnít mean He has abandoned you. It just means you did not wish for what He wants you to have.

 

Others feel abandoned because they can not communicate with God. They hear people talk about hearing Godís voice and think of it as nonsense. I have been blessed with an ear for music. I can hear a song and play it back for you within a few minutes. Some people are tone deaf and can not hear the music the way I do. Likewise, some people are spirit deaf and can not hear Godís voice. But just because you canít hear Him, that doesnít mean He has stopped talking.

 

Best always

Brother Ron