Day: July 20, 2014

How the poor cope with ADHD

According to experts, children from low-income households are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD. NBC News Plain Sight has the report here.

Church history and divorce

As the Roman Catholic Church considers changing its teaching on divorce, and some theological conservatives push back, Lutheran pastor Benjamin Dueholm takes a look at the story of St. Augustine and St. Peter’s wife in light of potential changes:

Whitewashed walls

Psalm 63:1-8(9-11), 98 (Morning) Psalm 103 (Evening) Joshua 6:15-27 Acts 22:30-23:11 Mark 2:1-12 You know, some insults just get lost over time. In today’s reading from Acts, Paul flings a curse at Ananias that probably doesn’t register with us–he calls Ananias “a whitewashed wall.” He also quickly retracts his statement. (“Ooops. Sorry. Didn’t know I …

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