Guns or Sons? David Brooks Frames the Debate on Meet The Press

David Brooks

While many obsess over gun control laws, the more pressing question is what we can do to better “influence” the souls that may eventually use them. On Meet The Press (NBC, July 22, 2012), NY Times political and cultural commentator David Brooks was asked by host David Gregory if the Colorado shootings may cause “some kind of national moment” to occur.  Brook’s response framed the issue clearly and poignantly. He said: … [Read more...]

Leading the Builders Generation

Just how do we define a “generation”? What is it that distinguishes one from another? According to Larry Richard’s Expository Dictionary of Bible Words, a biblical “generation” can be defined as:The span of a single life – from the birth of a person to the birth of his offspring; A period of time, past or future or unending; A family line traced through history; or, as a … A particular group that was alive during a distinctive period of sacred history.Culturally, a “generation” is understood by sociologists to be an age grouping within a civilization that shares …A common place in h … [Read more...]


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