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Christ’s love is certain

The Bobcat Fire advances in the Angeles National Forest

As I write, wildfires are devastating the mountain and foothill regions outside of Los Angeles, as fires are burning elsewhere in California and other states in the west.

I’ve been praying for the families that have been displaced, for those who have been killed and injured, and those who have lost their homes and livelihoods, as well as for emergency workers and everyone in harm’s way.

Also, I’m praying for the two sheriff’s deputies who were victims of a cruel and senseless shooting on Saturday night in Compton. The attack is a tragic reminder of the violence and social unrest that has gripped our cities this summer and our need to come together as a society to address issues of racial injustice in our communities.

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