Category Archives: Talks


  To my great surprise and delight, I received a note from my favorite podcaster, Sister Dr. Vassa Larin, host of the wildly popular video series Coffee with Sister Vassa. Sr. Dr. Vassa is a Russian Orthodox ryassofor nun, author of many scholarly articles and a monograph on Byzantine liturgy and theology, and outspoken public […]

“C.S. Lewis on Stage”: The Fullness of Life

  Why does a Cambridge University professor of Medieval and Renaissance literature continue to fascinate the world more than fifty years after his death? The London Times ranked C.S. Lewis eleventh on their list of “the 50 greatest British writers since 1945”. Plays and movies have been written about this long dead professor, and Lewis’ […]

Coming October 1…

In Lakewood


President and Mrs. Bush, I want to say a personal word on behalf of many people. Thank you, Mr. President, for calling this Day of Prayer and Remembrance. We needed it at this time. We come together today to affirm our conviction that God cares for us, whatever our ethnic, religious or political background may […]