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Verse of the Month

2 Chronicles 20:15:

He said: “Listen, King Jehoshaphat and all who live in Judah and Jerusalem! This is what the Lord says to you: ‘Do not be afraid or discouraged because of this vast army. For the battle is not yours, but God’s.’”

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Commentary

Here Come the Super-Kids

A cape, a set of tights and a muscled form.

As a longtime Superman fan from those boyhood DC Comics days of the 1950s I am still a bit of a sucker for heroes, whether talking about the NHL and Wayne Gretzky or the Los Angeles Angels and Mike Trout.

Some people think we don’t need heroes but British journalist Henry Fairlie disagrees. Without heroes our purposes become less elevated, our striving becomes less fervent, our aspirations become weakened, Fairlie wrote some time back. He went on: Heroes stir us by example, saying we can do better, things aren’t necessarily settled. “We can do more.”

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Christians Undercover is a series of interviews and reflections written by various authors.

Amanda Wachsmuth

Fuller grad Amanda Wachsmuth explores "finance theology" and better ways to do things while working on Wall Street.

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Sermon

Once Again: The Mystery of Evil

Mass shootings and public murders in the United States are coming at us like the waves of the sea. The mass media tries to grapple with the “why’ question while millions ask “Where is God in all this?” “What’s going on?”

The spiritual writer Eugene Peterson has said, “We underestimate God and overestimate evil. We don’t see what God is doing and conclude that he is doing nothing.” But Christians have a long history of wrestling with this quandary.

Four or five positions have evolved. The first is perhaps the most common and perhaps the most misleading. Professor Pam Scalise of Fuller Seminary labels (critically) this “the Retribution Doctrine.”

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Something Special

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Special Olympics coming to L.A. and Pastor Neil interviews the home team.

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