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December 22, 2014
Limping Into the New Year — A Christmas Diagnosis
I am limping out of 2014 and into 2015. One week ago today, I had...
September 02, 2014
Same As It Ever Was
So, I took 6 weeks off of the Internet, and I feel fine. Didn't miss...
December 24, 2013
Happy Christmas, From Mine to Yours
December 04, 2013
We tend to remember parenting "firsts." The birth of a child, her first steps, the...
November 04, 2013
Some Changes Here at Theoblogy
As you can see above, I had an epic weekend of hunting in and around...
August 06, 2013
Postmoderns Have Nothing To Teach Our Children (and other fables)
I just got back from a week at a dude ranch in Colorado. It was...
July 27, 2013
Preaching in the Dakotas
We're less than two months away from hunting season, so I'm actively looking for opportunities...
July 15, 2013
It’s a Court System, Not a Justice System
Years ago, in the midst of my divorce, I was sitting in therapy, again bemoaning...
July 08, 2013
When an Extrovert Marries an Introvert
I'm an extrovert. Surprised? Having just returned from a week at the family cabin with...
June 15, 2013
All I Want for Father’s Day: Equal Parenting Time
I've blogged in the past about the injustice in the parenting time laws in Minnesota...
June 07, 2013
Marriage Advice from Divorcées
Since the dissolution of my first marriage, I have been reluctant to give anyone marriage...
April 25, 2013
No-Fault Divorce: It’s NOT Destroying Marriage
Last year, I was talking about gay marriage with a Christian leader whose name you...
April 25, 2013
Needed: Favorite Baseball Lingo
Next week, Little League season begins again. This will be my fourth year coaching my...
March 11, 2013
Hawaii Doesn’t Suck
I'm putting up this quick post from LAX, where Courtney and I are en route...
February 16, 2013
Labs Get No Love at Westminster
The only dog I've ever owned is a Lab, and the only dog I'll ever...
January 14, 2013
Hunting: It’s More Sublime than You Might Think
Here's the text of the pecha kucha talk I gave at Emergence Christianity last week:...
January 02, 2013
John Piper, Doug Pagitt, and a Lame Duck
Some interesting items in the news last Sunday. Rose French wrote a profile of the...
October 08, 2012
Stop Spanking Your Children
Joy has: But here’s the problem. I thought that in order to respect authority and...
September 22, 2012
Why I Won’t Be Posting this Weekend
July 25, 2012
My Kids Aren’t in Sunday School
In thinking about Michael's post yesterday, I was imagining what a difference it makes to...
July 19, 2012
Something I Love
Photos by Courtney Perry.
July 17, 2012
Fighting the Darkness
I don't struggle with depression. I know many who do, but that's just not my...
June 11, 2012
My Black Brother, Part Two
A while back, I wrote about Cavonte Johnson, who was taken in by my parents...
June 07, 2012
Bringing Minnesota and Texas Together
As you may recall, the marriage of Tony and Courtney united the two states on...
June 02, 2012
Gov. Mark Dayton Vetoed Kids
A powerful Op Ed in the Strib reiterates what I've been writing here about the...
May 28, 2012
What’s Happening in Marriage and Divorce?
Mark Regenerus looks at the number: First, the sheer number of new marriages (i.e., weddings)...
May 25, 2012
Update: Minnesota Governor Sides with the Lawyers (and Against Dads)
A while ago, I wrote about a bill making its way through the Minnesota legislature....
April 13, 2012
Custody Laws: Our Government in (In)Action
Last month, I testified in front of the Judiciary and Public Safety Committee of the...
April 10, 2012
My Black Brother
That headline is not metaphorical. My parents, in their retirement, have taken in a young...
March 22, 2012
I'm dramatically expanding my garden this year, in one of those DIY projects that's probably...
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