Dear Titus the Honorable and Cohen the Goodhearted,
Christmas is coming! This is an exciting time of the year for the Moores as we prepare to celebrate the
birth of Jesus. Very soon, the family will ask what I want for Christmas. I will tell them I don’t need
anything, and then they will go to the dollar store to try and find some trinkets so I won’t sit empty-
handed while everyone else is opening their Christmas presents. Continue reading
Having recently completed a discussion of Plato’s Republic with a terrific group of college students, I am once again reminded of its beauty and depth. When teaching the Republic, I am always struck by the seemingly innocent back and forth of the dialogue that inevitably entices us straight into discussing life’s deepest issues. I am convinced that the genius of Plato is that we, in a way, cannot help but become a participant in his dialogue. Continue reading
They were the demographic every church wants to grow.
Their family appeared on an unassuming summer Sunday morning. The mother, father, son and
daughter were well-dressed in trendy-but- modest, freshly-ironed clothing. Each sported a
monogrammed Bible, a modern haircut, and a flashy smile. It was like a light from Heaven shown down
on them and angels sang from a distance. They were the perfect demographic: a 25-45 year old couple,
married, financially stable, educated, with 2.1 children…give or take.
“Could you show us the way to Sunday School?” The mother pleasantly inquired. Continue reading