When I was approached last December about the possibility of bringing this commencement address, it was because of the thought, or hope, that I might be able to cast light on the problem of how to balance the intellectual life...READ MORE
"Piety" refers to the inward and outward states and acts that constitute a life of devotion--chiefly to God, but commonly extended to parents, as when we speak of "filial piety," and by further extension to any relationship appropriately similar to...READ MORE
The morally good person, I would say, is a person who is intent upon advancing the various goods of human life with which they are effectively in contact, in a manner that respects their relative degrees of importance and the...READ MORE
Human rights are in desperate straits around the world. They are widely proclaimed, but brutally violated on a mind-numbing scale. The basic outlook which I wish to represent in this talk is that moral rights depend, for their effective implementation,...READ MORE
Watch over your heart with all diligence, For from it flow the springs of life. Prov. 4:23, NASB The call of God to minister the gospel is a high honor and a noble challenge. It carries with it unique opportunities as...READ MORE
A few scripture passages point us to the place in human personality that is the focus of spiritual formation: Proverbs 4:20-24 reminds us to keep the words of God's wisdom "in the midst of your heart," and that from...READ MORE
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