What Makes a Hero? offers us an image of what it looks like to be victorious over trials and temptations. Looking at pop culture heroes and others through the lens of faith, Matt Rawle shows how Jesus turned the concept of hero on its head. In keeping with his theme, “Pop in Culture,” the book, DVD, Leader and Guide examine how good vs. evil, right vs. wrong, and overcoming adversity are fundamental to how Christians understand salvation. Heroes help us discern the good, fight for what’s right, define identity, execute justice, spark revolution, and save lives.
Session 5, titled Old, New, and Covenant, uses Captain America to show how old and new can be embodied in one heroic figure. Christ goes beyond this as the beginning and the end of the hero story. Old and new remain, but the covenant with God is made new each day.
Running Time: 10:28
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