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Joe Cox

Rev. Joe Cox serves as the head of the Theology Department at Lutheran High School South in St. Louis, MO, where he teaches English and Theology. He also coaches the school’s Mock Trial teams. Joe is married to Barb Cox, and they have two adult children, Caleb and Megan. In his free time, Joe is an avid board-gamer and enjoys travelling.

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Youth and Social Justice

Repeat after me: “Having been created in the image of God, all humans are equal in value, honor, and dignity.”  It’s a statement that I go over and over again in my theology classes. It begins freshmen year, when we encounter God in Genesis muddying his hands as He shapes his beloved creation in His own image. It continues through senior year as students consider the root of ethics: all humans have a common, innate dignity, derived from their relationship with the Creator, which compels that we love one another. Any ethical system devoid of that truth fails to maintain the intrinsic dignity of humanity.