The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Memos to God: Good and bad

Dear God,
Why do bad things happen to good people?
Karen Crofton, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Phoenix, Ariz.

Dear Karen,

I was often asked this question after my son, Arnie, was killed four years ago in a school shooting in Moses Lake, Wash. It echoed in our community, school and church family. "Why this sweet boy?"

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