Karen's nine-year-old son came home from a birthday party at a locally owned "family fun" center with plenty to tell. The party was great, especially the laser tag and the pizza. But he didn't like the arcade games, one in particular. "It had, like, men hitting girls. Beating them up and killing them. I didn't like it."
One of the most tragic things about modern politics is that it's practically impossible for the average American to understand what's going on without an interpreter.
As millions around the world prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus this Christmas, it may be easy to miss one of the greatest gifts that continues to bear fruit throughout the year—the support and service faith communities provide.