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    When Less Is More: Reflections on Christian ADHD

    The number of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnoses among our population continues to increase. There might be good, reliable scientific evidence to back it up, but I must admit I am a bit “old school.” There seems to be a tendency to affix labels and categorize every little thing resulting in the ‘baseline’ of […]

    Ministers from the North Country

    This past week I enjoyed an annual golf outing with some old friends from college. For the past thirteen years we have gathered somewhere in the U.S. We laugh, eat, drink, and yes, play some golf. Riding with my buddy Henry on the way to the course, he turned on his stereo and simply said, […]

    Freedom in the Hard Outback of the Law: Cold Chisel’s “Bow River”

    Back in the early 90s I was introduced to an Australian rock ’n’ roll band called Cold Chisel. I’d never heard of them, but immediately became a convert and fan. They were Australia’s working class band; not the panache or hip-ness of INXS. Their music, instead, was driven, sometimes recklessly. Filled with angst, nostalgia, and […]

    Imaginary Meaning: How the Law Drives Us to Virtual Significance

    I recently finished reading a super book titled, Life in the Trinity: An Introduction to Theology With the Help of the Church Fathers by Donald Fairbairn. As the title indicates, the main concern of the book is an examination of the doctrine of the Trinity (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit) and their significance for Christians […]