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The Avengers – Participate in the Story


The Avengers are rallying around the audience. They are fighting on behalf of the people in the theater seats watching them on the silver screen. The Avengers assemble for us. And this, I think, is this series’ greatest strength…

The Power of Film: Toy Story 3


A few months prior to seeing the film I had gotten engaged and although I was ready to make that commitment and transition to married life, there was also a part of me that felt like married life would mean the official end to my childhood and the start of true adulthood…


On Being Hospitable: Yankee Doodling, Pith Helmets, and Pathology


To Tell the Old, Old Story: The Narrative Dimension of Counseling and Spirituality


Jennifer Guerra

Jennifer Guerra Aldana is a Fuller MDiv student, associate pastor, and new member of the Fuller Youth Institute team. Read her story here and stay tuned for her contribution to Story Table’s gathering on Hospitality. Learn more about Fuller Youth Institute. Learn more about Fuller Seminary’s MDiv program. “For me,… Read more »

Lisseth Rojas-Flores

Lisseth Rojas-Flores, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology, Department of Doctoral Psychology, researches trauma, youth violence prevention, and the quality of parent-child relationships in low-income immigrant families in the United States. She is also engaged in international research examining the impact of community violence on parents, teachers, and adolescents living in El… Read more »

Portrait of Fuller Seminary faculty member Tommy Givens

Tommy Givens

George “Tommy” Givens, assistant professor of New Testament studies, joined the Fuller faculty in 2010. In addition to New Testament and theological ethics, his research interests include Christian nonviolence, political theory, and scriptural reasoning for Jewish- Christian-Muslim relations. He has authored the book We the People: Israel and the Catholicity… Read more »

Caleb Campbell

Caleb Campbell is a second-year MDiv student from South Central Los Angeles. He is a founding member and vice-president of Onyx, a student group committed to empowering and developing black male students at Fuller. Learn more about the Pannell Center for African American Church Studies. Watch and read more from… Read more »


Cameron Lee

Dr. Cameron Lee has been a member of the Marriage and Family program faculty since 1986. While teaching marriage and family studies courses on the Fuller campus, he also speaks off-campus as a Certified Family Life Educator. He is a licensed Family Wellness Trainer and a member of the National… Read more »

Brad D. Strawn

Brad D. Strawn

Brad D. Strawn is the Evelyn and Frank Freed Professor of the Integration of Psychology and Theology and Chair of Integration, Department of Clinical Psychology, in Fuller’s School of Psychology. Prior to joining the faculty of Fuller’s Graduate School of Psychology in 2012, Dr. Strawn was Professor of Psychology at… Read more »

Meggie Anderson

Meggie Anderson is an MDiv student and FULLER studio’s story table coordinator.

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If Any of Us Suffer: Building a Bridge Over the Partisan Divide

Alexia Salvatierra, assistant professor of integral mission and global transformation, writes about how Christian identity and mission provide common ground for Christians on different sides of the political divide

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The Hope and the Horror: Reflections for an Election Year

Richard Beck, professor and chair of the Department of Psychology at Abilene Christian University, explores the rise of affective polarization in the American landscape and considers how we might lean into our faith as a response

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Why Am I So Angry? Lessons from the Therapy Office for Talking Politics

Brad D. Strawn, Evelyn and Frank Freed Professor of the Integration of Psychology and Theology, reflects on the politically-driven anger he’s witnessed in the therapy room and asks how we might better love our neighbors amidst politically divisive times

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Wider and Deeper: Ten Questions to Expand the Conversation on Worship Arts and Discipleship Formation

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Worship Discipleship: The Art of Christian Peacemaking

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Liturgy for a Classroom

High school theology teacher James Layton implements thoughtful practices to turn his classroom into holy ground

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Social Drama: Poetics and Politics

Maria Fee, director of Brehm Cascadia, shows how the arts can inspire Christian liturgies of reconciliation—fostering people’s connections with their neighbors and with God

Magazine Sneak Peak

Issue 18: Politics

FULLER magazine Issue 18: Politics Experience all that FULLER magazine’s “Politics” issue has to offer in a fully digital viewing format. Access an e-pub of FULLER magazine 18 online. A Legacy of Resilience Integrating his multifaceted background and various identities, Cedric Williams finds a throughline of strength in the face… Read more »

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The Possibilities of Place

David Leong, associate professor of missiology at Seattle Pacific University and Seminary, writes about the reconciling ministry of committing to a place and investing in its community.