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Aspiring RetailSecond Guessing God manages to be hip, funny, and contemporary while at the same time viewing serious and weighty life issues through a theological lens. In essence, Jones has taken themes from works such as C.S. Lewis' Surprised by Joy and James Dobson's When God Doesn't Make Sense and repackaged them for a 21st-century audience. The end result is a book that's at times challenging and frustrating, but ultimately encouraging and uplifting. Jones, who serves as pastor of Christ's Church of the Valley in Philadelphia, infuses Second Guessing God with personal anecdotes related to his family and ministry. He looks unflinchingly at the reality of suffering, trials, and doubt in Christians' lives, but wisely avoids offering pat answers. The book concludes with a wonderful chapter that anticipates an eternity in which, in the author's own words, "people don't hurt each other" and "newborns never die." Second Guessing God is Jones' first book, but expect to hear more from this talented and thought-provoking pastor.