Just in time for Father's Day comes the newest film depiction of the ultimate comic-book hero: Superman. In "Man of Steel," audiences will get a look at the backstory of how a seemingly average middle-class American became the iconic hero.
In the New Testament, we have the account of Jesus saying to Peter, "Simon, Simon! Indeed, Satan has asked for you, that he may sift you as wheat. But I have prayed for you, that your faith should not fail; and when you have returned to Me, strengthen your brethren" (Luke 22:31–32).
The release this week of the movie "This Is the End" coupled with Hollywood's intensifying love affair with apocalyptic-type films gave some pastors in the Staten Island, NY, area a chance to answer a local reporter's question, "Why the fascination?"