Episode 97: The Pastor and Trials

This week on Preaching and Preachers, Dave Furman joins me in a discussion on the pastor and trials. Dave serves as the senior pastor of Redeemer Church of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. He is the author of a couple books, including a recent publication titled Kiss the Wave: Embracing God in Your Trials.

Guest(s): Dave Furman


Some of the topics discussed on today’s episode are:

  • A brief discussion on Dave’s ministry at Redeemer Church of Dubai
  • A brief discussion on Dave’s personal illness
  • A brief discussion on Dave’s new book Kiss the Wave: Embracing God in Your Trials
  • Reasons why God allows his children to have trials
  • The empathy “gap” that some pastors feel when it comes to relating to those who suffer
  • What not to do when someone else is going through a trial
  • Counsel for those currently in a trial
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