David Before Goliath


Tim tells teens the truth that they have been lied to: Culture tells them there is no essential difference between them and monkeys! Only a few primordial “accidents” separate men from the apes, according to popular culture. Tim debunks this myth while teaching teens the immeasurable dignity they have using stories from the Scriptures of young men and women who changed the world through heroic virtue. From a young Jeremiah, to “the three Hebrew children,” to John the apostle and the Blessed Mother herself all the way to a modern day example from a personal friend of Tim’s from Iraq, Tim demonstrates that all of us, whether we are seven or ninety-seven, are called to greatness… we are called to holiness.


Tim Staples is Director of Apologetics and Evangelization here at Catholic Answers, but he was not always Catholic. Tim was raised a Southern Baptist. Although he fell away from the faith of his childhood, Tim came back to faith in Christ during...